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Sprachwissenschaft in Potsdam: Sprache ist Weltverständnis

Sprachwissenschaft in Potsdam: Sprache ist Weltverständnis

http://www.pnn.de/campus/1191373/

Maori language in danger of dying out, principal warns

Crow women gather to practice language, saying 'our language is our identity'

Elon Musk and linguists say that AI is forcing us to confront the limits of human language

Elon Musk and linguists say that AI is forcing us to confront the limits of human language
https://qz.com/1005275/language-matters-more-than-ever-in-the-age-of-ai/

Why linguistics can't always identify cyber attackers' nationality

"Speech, Renaissance or Disruption?" by Nicolas De Kouchkovsky

"Defence looks to AI for national security" by Ry Crozier

"Defence looks to AI for national security: Creating 'agent-based system' to wade through intelligence." by Ry Crozier

https://www.itnews.com.au/news/defence-looks-to-ai-for-national-security-465047

"Indigenous languages as tools for technological advancement" by Iyabo Lawal

"Indigenous languages as tools for technological advancement" by Iyabo Lawal

https://guardian.ng/features/indigenous-languages-as-tools-for-technological-advancement/

"Research Tracks Shifts in Canadians' Distinctive Accent" by Joel Shurkin

Research Tracks Shifts in Canadians' Distinctive Accent

Canadians are changing how they say words -- and so are many Americans.

by Joel Shurkin

https://www.insidescience.org/news/research-tracks-shifts-canadians-distinctive-accent

"EU Spends Another EUR 2.4m on Translation Research for Digital Single Market" by Eden Estopace

"EU Spends Another EUR 2.4m on Translation Research for Digital Single Market" by Eden Estopace

https://slator.com/demand-drivers/eu-spends-another-eur-2-4m-on-translation-research-for-digital-single-market/

Cognitive linguistics tool Mrs. Wordsmith lands £2m seed investment

Cognitive linguistics tool Mrs. Wordsmith lands £2m seed investment

http://startups.co.uk/mrs-wordsmith-lands-2m-seed-investment/

"Forget chatbots — you should create a workbot instead"

"Forget chatbots — you should create a workbot instead"

https://venturebeat.com/2017/06/14/forget-chatbots-you-should-create-a-workbot-instead/

"Les boursiers du programme international" by Pénélope Clermont

"Les boursiers du programme international" by Pénélope Clermont

http://www.larevue.qc.ca/scolaire_boursiers-programme-international-n42539.php

Le dialogue et la conversation à la croisée des approches (Tunis) ("Dialogue and conversation at the crossroads of approaches")

Le dialogue et la conversation à la croisée des approches (Tunis) ("Dialogue and conversation at the crossroads of approaches")https://www.fabula.org/actualites/le-dialogue-et-la-conversation-la-croisee-des-approches_79997.php

Healthcare Natural Language Processing Market Opportunities, Demands, Size, Share, Trends, Industry Sales Area and Its Competitors by 2022

Healthcare Natural Language Processing Market Opportunities, Demands, Size, Share, Trends, Industry Sales Area and Its Competitors by 2022

http://www.satprnews.com/2017/06/13/healthcare-natural-language-processing-market-opportunities-demands-size-share-trends-industry-sales-area-and-its-competitors-by-2022/

The Israeli Natural Language Processing Meetup: Conversational Data & Hebrew NLP

The Israeli Natural Language Processing Meetup: Conversational Data & Hebrew NLP:

https://www.meetup.com/The-Israeli-Natural-Language-Processing-Meetup/events/240728858/

AWSLABS: Sockeye - sequence-to-sequence framework for Neural Machine Translation based on MXNet

"This package contains the Sockeye project, a sequence-to-sequence framework for Neural Machine Translation based on MXNet. It implements the well-known encoder-decoder architecture with attention."
https://github.com/awslabs/sockeye

Experimental Website for The LINGUIST List

We are testing new designs and functionalities for the new LINGUIST List website. The experimental new setting can be found at:
http://new.linguistlist.org/

It is changing on a daily basis and soon a new site will be up! You can follow the design experiments and new features using the URL above.

Linguist named AD White Professors-at-Large

Linguistics professor Bob Blust honored with lifetime achievement award

Linguistics professor Bob Blust honored with lifetime achievement award
http://www.hawaii.edu/news/2017/05/31/blust-lifetime-achievement-award/

Ask-A-Ling posting and links on Social Media

We are glad that the Ask-A-Ling postings and links are available on social media again.

Please support the users with linguistic questions!

https://askaling.linguistlist.org/questions/

"Bright Lights, Big City, Gray Hair: Retiring to Manhattan" By Claudia Dreifus

Bright Lights, Big City, Gray Hair: Retiring to Manhattan
An article mentioning our retired linguistics colleague and LINGUIST List advisor Susan Fischer:
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/09/business/retirement/retirement-manhattan-senior-citizens.html

"There are 23 Indian-Language Wikipedias. The Oldest Just Turned 15" by Shubhashish Panigrahi

There are 23 Indian-Language Wikipedias. The Oldest Just Turned 15https://globalvoices.org/2017/06/08/there-are-23-indian-language-wikipedias-the-oldest-just-turned-15/

"Can a Podcast Revitalize an Endangered Alaska Native Language?" by Wesley Yiin

Can a Podcast Revitalize an Endangered Alaska Native Language?https://psmag.com/education/your-s-town-followup

"AI: The Ultimate Job Creator?" by Ben Dickson

"Microsoft boosts its AI framework with Cognitive Toolkit 2.0: New version pushes Python language" by Katyanna Quach

"Center for Language Science hosts local schools in Languages and Linguistics Day" by Casey Fenton

"Student Organization Spotlight: Linguistics Student Association" by the SDSU News Team

"The evolution of computational linguistics and where it's headed next" by Andrew Myers