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UK Becomes Multilingual, Thanks to Linguistics Society of America

UK Becomes Multilingual, Thanks to Linguistics Society of America
https://uknow.uky.edu/campus-news/uk-becomes-multilingual-thanks-linguistics-society-america

The Linguistics Behind Dialects

Celebrating Cook Island Language Week

Facebook Messenger Update Introduces AI for Business Objectives

Facebook Messenger Update Introduces AI for Business Objectives
https://smallbiztrends.com/2017/08/facebook-messenger-platform-update.html

What Is Ray Kurzweil Up to at Google? Writing Your Emails

What Is Ray Kurzweil Up to at Google? Writing Your Emails
https://www.wired.com/story/what-is-ray-kurzweil-up-to-at-google-writing-your-emails/

USAA pilots conversational AI on Amazon Alexa

Why FPS Video Games are Crazy-Good at Teaching A.I. Language

Facebook Acquires Ozlo As Part Of Conversational AI Push

The LINGUIST List: Meet our 2017 Interns!

The LINGUIST List: Meet our 2017 Interns!
https://blog.linguistlist.org/ll-main/meet-our-2017-interns/

The Swiss Tower of Babel

'Dictionary of American Regional English' Speaks!

Is The Dothraki Language In Game Of Thrones A Proper Language?

Make Better Decisions With These 5 Bias-Destroying TED Talks: Linguist John McWhorter on texting

Make Better Decisions With These 5 Bias-Destroying TED Talks: Linguist John McWhorter on textinghttps://www.inc.com/jessica-stillman/5-ted-talks-that-will-bust-your-biases.html

Program spurs students to do detective work to explore Aboriginal languages

Program spurs students to do detective work to explore Aboriginal languages
https://news.yale.edu/2017/08/01/program-spurs-students-do-detective-work-explore-aboriginal-languages

New Hunting Film from Sitka: 'The Linguists'

Linguists turn conservation efforts to Ladino

English-French bilingualism hits all-time high amid linguistic diversity

English-French bilingualism hits all-time high amid linguistic diversity
http://www.570news.com/2017/08/02/english-french-bilingualism-hits-time-high-amid-linguistic-diversity/

'The Seventh Function of Language' Is A Postmodern Mashup Of Fact, Fiction And Philosophy

'The Seventh Function of Language' Is A Postmodern Mashup Of Fact, Fiction And Philosophy
http://www.npr.org/2017/08/01/539597890/seventh-function-is-a-postmodern-mashup-of-fact-fiction-and-philosophy