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Yammer Comes In Several Languages, Opens the Rest to Crowdsourcing
document Crowd Creativity, Tools

Yammer is launching with Dutch, French, German, Japanese, Korean and Spanish. What's interesting is that they're going to crowdsource the other languages.

Archenette EvangelioDec 10, 2010 09:23 pm GMT3243 views
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Yammer Comes In Several Languages, Opens the Rest to Crowdsourcing
Duolingo Wants To Translate The Internet By Helping You Learn Another Language
document Distributed Knowledge

Duolingo gives you foreign language phrases from actual pages around the web. It only gives you phrases that match up with your level – like beginner, intermediate and advanced. You then go to...

Jason RobbinsDec 02, 2011 01:08 am GMT1269 views
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Duolingo Wants To Translate The Internet By Helping You Learn Another Language
A look at how Twitter continues to shape the English language
document Distributed Knowledge

They’ve seen a lot said about the use of technology in the Middle East and beyond, the use of technology in the Occupy Movement, and how it has influenced and shaped these events. These events,...

Harshida PatelDec 17, 2011 01:49 am GMT1167 views
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A look at how Twitter continues to shape the English language
Path broadens its global appeal with 7 new languages, including Traditional Chinese, Bahasa Indonesia
document Distributed Knowledge

Path's new additions, which were added using the crowdsourced model, now take the mobile-based social network up to 16 languages, as the their post explains: " That’s in addition...

Adam FrazerJun 28, 2012 04:39 am GMT1106 views
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Path broadens its global appeal with 7 new languages, including Traditional Chinese, Bahasa Indonesia
Languages: Crowd-Sourced Online Nouchi Dictionary
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Nouchi.mobi thus works quite simply like a dictionary whose words or idioms are added by the members. It is a social application based on the concept of ‘crowdsourcing’ where collective...

Claire MackayJul 31, 2012 06:13 am GMT914 views
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Languages: Crowd-Sourced Online Nouchi Dictionary
Smartling Partners With CloudFlare To Package Security And Language Translation For Users
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Now Smartling will offer an app to all Cloudflare users that enables these translations along with securing and stabilizing their site. This is the first partnership of this kind for Smartling,...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 05, 2011 07:47 pm GMT962 views
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Smartling Partners With CloudFlare To Package Security And Language Translation For Users
Customers can help companies prioritize target markets and the languages to reach them
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Religion’s advantage in garnering community translation support is evidenced by the many unofficial translation world records tied to religion. For example, the most translated book is the Bible...

Marco TorquatiSep 17, 2011 10:16 pm GMT2911 views
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Customers can help companies prioritize target markets and the languages to reach them
Crowdsourcing Endangered Languages
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Even the generational gap is less severe in today’s society. With more and more older people accessing the internet, languages can be passed through pictures and audio files to younger,...

Sebastian BlancaSep 27, 2011 04:08 pm GMT1595 views
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Crowdsourcing Endangered Languages
How Do You Save a Dying Language? Crowdsource It
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If this model works, it could potentially be extended to the more than 3,000 languages across the world that are projected to disappear in the next century. Granted, this method has holes; the more...

Claire MackayOct 13, 2011 11:28 pm GMT1420 views
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How Do You Save a Dying Language? Crowdsource It
The World of Wikipedia's Languages Mapped
document Distributed Knowledge

Mark Graham looked at Wikipedia in the Middle East, North Africa, and East Africa in the November 2011 versions of the Arabic, Egyptian Arabic, English, French. Interestingly, this doesn't...

Samuel BennettNov 21, 2011 08:17 am GMT1228 views
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The World of Wikipedia's Languages Mapped
Could a Crowdsourced Language Program Translate the Web?
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The site launched as a private beta at the end of November—currently, English speakers can get on the waitlist to learn and translate Spanish and German. If Duolingo takes off, it could...

Jayne AnnDec 24, 2011 05:27 am GMT1019 views
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Could a Crowdsourced Language Program Translate the Web?
Twitter to roll out support for right-to-left languages this spring
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By opening its platform to encompass Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew and Urdu languages, Twitter is truly working towards making its service available to the 7 billion people on earth.

Jason RobbinsJan 26, 2012 05:39 am GMT1002 views
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Twitter to roll out support for right-to-left languages this spring
Memrise raises $1.05M to gamify language learning
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The system is also crowd-sourced, in which the community starts the courses while the Memrise staff also edits to ensure quality. To date, there are almost 200 languages. The teaching process...

Jayne AnnFeb 16, 2012 10:04 pm GMT1261 views
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Memrise raises $1.05M to gamify language learning
Twitter opens up its Translation Center for 6 new languages, including Greek and Czech
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Today, Twitter is available in 28 languages, thanks in large part to their community of nearly half a million translators around the world. They’re grateful for the work you’ve done thus far, and...

Jayne AnnMay 17, 2012 09:53 am GMT693 views
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Twitter opens up its Translation Center for 6 new languages, including Greek and Czech
Duolingo Teaches New Languages, Translates Websites
article Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

If you are learning, or want to learn, a foreign language, or you have been frustrated in the past by websites that would be useful... if only they were in a language you spoke, the answer to both...

Seth WMay 31, 2012 04:15 pm GMT2650 views
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Duolingo Teaches New Languages, Translates Websites
reCAPTCHA Founder’s Duolingo Teaches Languages While Crowdsourcing Translation
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Duolingo is “much more ambitious,” Luis von Ahn said in an interview . “Here we have to create a very compelling Web site for people to come back to. In the case of reCAPTCHA, people were forced...

Luis Enrique MoralesJun 19, 2012 11:04 pm GMT627 views
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reCAPTCHA Founder’s Duolingo Teaches Languages While Crowdsourcing Translation
Twitter Translation Center Adds More Languages
document Distributed Knowledge

Twitter has been using a crowdsourced translation model to publish the site in languages from around the world. As of this week, the total has risen to 30 with the addition of Ukrainian and...

Tim SatterthwaiteJul 07, 2012 06:32 pm GMT890 views
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Twitter Translation Center Adds More Languages
Social networking: What's happening? 140 characters in three new languages
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By crowdsourcing the assistance of willing, multilingual volunteers, it is able to launch in new languages more quickly. Last September, shortly after announcing it had reached 100m active users...

Jayne AnnAug 08, 2012 05:59 am GMT691 views
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Social networking: What's happening? 140 characters in three new languages
OMG! The Impact of Social Media on the English Language
article Distributed Knowledge

at Collins Dictionary we have leveraged the intersection of language and social media by opening up CollinsDictionary.com to crowdsourcing for new dictionary words. Our editorial staff thoroughly...

Samuel BennettAug 29, 2012 08:06 am GMT1921 views
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OMG! The Impact of Social Media on the English Language
Global Language Translation Software and Services Industry
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Reportlinker.com's new market research report analyzes the worldwide markets for Language Translation Software and Services in US$ Million. This report profiles 85 companies - including...

Sebastian BlancaSep 04, 2012 11:07 pm GMT2353 views
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Global Language Translation Software and Services Industry
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