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Friday, May 1, 2020
By Ghadah Alrasheed Whenever there is a crisis, people often go to technology for “help”. It is what historians and cultural scholars describe as “technological optimism”. It means that technology evokes hopeful aspirations for people whenever they struggle with large issues and crises. So when physical communication is interrupted,...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Where are all the Indigenous languages, Duolingo?
Last month, Duolingo - the popular language learning mobile app - released two new languages for their popular language-learning platform: Klingon and High Valeryian. If you have yet heard of these two languages, I won’t hold it against you. After all, Klingon is a fictional language spoken by an alien species in the Star...