Sendboo for iOS translates text messages in real-time.So you're looking to work with an overseas supplier for parts. Or you need to hire a programmer whose English is fractured at best. Now what? Do you really need to hire a translator just so you can communicate with these folks? Nope: Hire an app instead. Sendboo for iOS translates text messages in real-time, effectively...
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They say that one of the most effective ways of teaching someone a skill is to turn it into a game. Well, that’s just what a team at the University of California, San Diego have done with their CodeSpells video game – it teaches its players how to use the Java programming language...
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The Language Council of Sweden, the regulatory body charged with the 'cultivation' of the Swedish language, has removed the term "ogooglebar" (which translates as ungoogleable) from a list of new words after pressure from Google.
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"Friend" has a new meaning, "Web site" should be avoided, and some tech concepts still lack words. A panel at SXSW Sunday discussed how language is changing in the digital age.
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A CSU professor is offering to help you go on better first dates by analyzing everything from your body language to the way you talk and even how you walk.
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Natural language user interfaces show great promise for a variety of situations, but Nuance Communications CTO Vlad Sejnoha sees a need for standard formats if new entrants aren't to be blocked as data sources.
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Anyone who has learned a second language knows that using non-mother tongue in real-life situations can be unnerving. Just ask any English speaker who has ever thought the Spanish word "embarazada" means "embarrassed." (Hint: It doesn't.) Helping English as a second language (ESL) learners master the language in context often takes pricey college courses, study abroad...
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PORTSMOUTH - Web 2.0 is dead. A smarter, more personalized web demands a new moniker. Welcome to Web 3.0.
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The Sharonville Elementary School first-grade team and English Language Learners teacher Leila Kubesch teamed up to do an sequencing project. The lesson teaches 'how-to' and sequencing by making pancakes and using SIOP teaching strategies.
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Linguists say they have determined that a unique sign language is being used in Hawaii, marking the first time in 80 years a previously unknown language has been documented in the U.S.
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