In an article entitled, “Unless you speak English, the Internet doesn’t care about you,” Fusion Media writer Kristen Brown references my research as well as that of Brent Hecht and Mark Graham. She also includes reference to the Bridge project by Meedan to crowdsource the translation of social media, for which I am on the advisory board.
Scott Hale, a data scientist focused on bilingualism at the Oxford Internet Institute, told me that user interfaces could help break down language barriers by allowing users to interact … in multiple languages at once. Allowing people to easily toggle between languages is one way to break down the linguistic silos that online life creates. …Read more