Category Archives: Language

Speaking, learning and studying language and communication.

Writing With Photos

So, it’s possible to spell words with Flickr photos, eh? Kastner‘s created a little gizmo to do just this from the photos of Flickr’s countless users. » Respell Dharmasphere, or… Spell your own: (on Kastner’s Flickrtext site) (Refresh the resulting … Continue reading

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Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar’s Birthday

Today is the first full moon in May, a traditionally auspicious day known as “Ananda Purnima” (the blissful full-moon). On this day in 1921, Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar was born in Jamalpur, India. His early work as a railway clerk betrayed … Continue reading

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Humans, Bots and language

I had a brief chat with my linguistics professor today about the feasablility of teaching a robot to speak like a human being.

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Language & Learning

Isn’t language incredible?! The human mouth and vocal cords can be manipulated with such precision to emit sound waves that another individual can discern and then decipher, to comprehend the feelings and ideas of the speaker. And the written word … Continue reading

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