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DAILYWORD: WORD

Friday, 27 April 2018 by
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April 26th, 2018 – How long will it take to translate the thought of dogs into WORDS?   A study by the University of Washington and the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence tells us what artificial intelligence can already understand from the reasoning of a malamute   Read the complete article from AGI

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Netflix’s increasing use of foreign languages is building a global community where English isn’t king. And it’s about time, as we need every tool we have to fight rising xenophobia.  Narcos may have kicked off this trend, but it goes way beyond just reading the subtitles. An audience of 104 million Netflix subscribersare devouring content in Spanish, German and Arabic. Nielsen released viewer

DAILYWORD: LANGUAGE

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 by
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April 25th, 2018 – The always new LANGUAGE of Mickey Mouse   Although, essentially a juxtaposition of images in sequence, the word in the comics is unavoidable from the image and the effect that both creates the narrative. The comic book is therefore also a gym of linguistic innovation. Comics live in jargons, words, phrases all

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Emoji are ruining the English language because young people rely on them to communicate, research by Google has found. Over a third of British adults believe that emoji are to blame for the deterioration of the English language, according to new research. YouTube, the video sharing website owned by Google, commissioned a study where 2,000 adults aged between 16 and 65

DAILYWORD: CONNECTS

Monday, 23 April 2018 by
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April 23rd, 2018 – Language CONNECTS us in ways, we couldn’t imagine.     The Discovery of the “Gardens”, compilations of geography or history, at the end of the 17th century, made European readers marveled. Westerners had swallowed lies about Muslims and their faith for centuries. But through diligent scholarship, a circle of European intellectuals helped

DAILYWORD: EASIER

Thursday, 19 April 2018 by
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April 19th, 2018 – Soon, talking to strangers will be even EASIER     The benefits of improving Translation tech will extend beyond helping tourists get by. When translation happens in a quick and accurate way, we’ll be able to experience places in a new matter.   Read the complete article from WIRED

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DAILYWORD: MEANING

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 by
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April 16th, 2018 – Eau de toilette: MEANING and translation   The French phrase eau de toilette is used to indicate a light and not very persistent scent (about 3/4 hours), whose concentration of essential oils does not exceed 10% and whose olfactory structure is develops more in the top notes, or the smaller molecules that

DAILYWORD: BILINGUAL

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 by
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April 16th, 2018 – Learning languages: Why bilingual kids are smarter   Ireland is speaking more languages than ever before with Polish, French, Romanian, Lithuanian and Spanish all echoing through our family homes. For years, there was a belief that bilingual children lagged behind academically and intellectually. More recent studies, however, comprehensively show this is

DAILYWORD: AUTHOR

Thursday, 12 April 2018 by
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April 12th, 2018 – Jules Verne’s the world’s second most translated AUTHOR   Jules Verne, who died on March 24 in 1905, is the world’s second most translated author (that’s less than Agatha Christie and more than William Shakespeare) and widely known as one of the fathers of science fiction. In a series of more than

DAILYWORD: LANGUAGE

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 by
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April 10th, 2018 – New research from MIT discovered an easy way to help kids develop LANGUAGE skills     By the age of three, wealthy children hear 30 million more words than their poor counterparts, according to a landmark 1995 study (pdf) by researchers Betty Hart and Todd Risley. The “30 million word gap” has since become

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