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The Portuguese Spelling Reform

March 25, 2015

Although it has been in the works for more than a century -- with starts and stops, laws and then the repeal of those laws -- the Portuguese Language Orthographic Agreement is now in effect…mostly. An international treaty with the purpose to create a single official method of spelling the Portuguese [...]

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Same Language, Different Sound

March 25, 2015

As first reported by The MIT Technology Review, research has proven what most of us already knew! Regardless of your native language, city slickers and country-folk speak and sound differently. It’s long been understood that Chicagoans speak differently than those who hail from Philly. And the [...]

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There’s a Purrrrrfect Gadget for That?

March 25, 2015

Although it’s not as new to the market as the Apple Watch, we were still a bit surprised to learn of the Meowlingual, a hand-held electronic device that claims to be able to “de-code” what your cat is trying to tell you. By running an analysis on your cat’s face, the small, handheld [...]

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Making a Unique Localization Situation Work

February 24, 2015 Aneta Bajda

The way we interact with the world around us is being driven more and more by the changing face of technology. Whether we like it or not, technology has become a huge part of our lives and many of us are dependent on it in order to get through each day. It’s the internet of things. Take your smartphone [...]

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