Language

04.10.15
Learn Klingon from the comfort of your own planet
04.10.15

Learn Klingon from the comfort of your own planet

Can't figure out how to pronounce Qapla' or properly conjugate majQa'? Not sure what those words e...

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03.25.15
Your Xbox One is ready to teach you a new language
03.25.15

Your Xbox One is ready to teach you a new language

Wish your Xbox One could teach you more vocabulary than just "noob" or "get rekt?" It can now. Ros...

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02.10.15
IBM's Watson taking crash course in Japanese for SoftBank
02.10.15

IBM's Watson taking crash course in Japanese for SoftBank

IBM's publicity-loving supercomputer Watson has a new job in Japan for wireless carrier SoftBank d...

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01.14.15
Google moves one step closer to becoming a universal translator
01.14.15

Google moves one step closer to becoming a universal translator

Even with the assistance of modern technology, holding a conversation in two different languages c...

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01.11.15
Google's translation app will soon turn speech into text on the fly
01.11.15

Google's translation app will soon turn speech into text on the fly

Converting unfamiliar speech to text in Google Translate is currently an awkward affair: you have...

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10.18.14
Sixty Vocab: unfathomably slow way to learn a new language
10.18.14

Sixty Vocab: unfathomably slow way to learn a new language

Sixty Vocab is a tool for learning foreign languages that incorporates a mixture of study sessions...

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10.13.14
The science of language, community, and MMORPGs
10.13.14

The science of language, community, and MMORPGs

Back in August, Massively wrote a little post about Swedish research on MMOs and language learning....

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09.13.14
Thesaurus is a simple app for quick reference
09.13.14

Thesaurus is a simple app for quick reference

Reference apps don't get much simpler than Thesaurus. The app, which requires iOS 7 and is US$0.99...

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09.12.14
Lip reading is still too hard for computers
09.12.14

Lip reading is still too hard for computers

Reading lips is a skill usually reserved for fictional spies or the hearing impaired, but research...

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