Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 8:01am

Google Translate hallucinates fabulous translations of gibberish:

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 8:11am

The Washington Post recently published some interesting visualizations of language diversity:

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 8:13am

Interesting article about a computer simulation, used to explain the correlation between language complexity and the number of speakers:

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 8:08am

Phys.org posted a story about an article by researchers at the Max Planck Institute stating that "languages with a wide range of tone pitches are more prevalent in regions with high humidity levels.

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 8:05am

I keep running across items related to Wales and Welsh recently, and since I'm interested in the ideology of standard languages and am currently working on a project on standardized pronunciation, these two items caught my eye: