Tag: duolingo

Your favorite language learning app, now possibly offshore

As industries adapt their operations to survive the pandemic, the technology sector’s capacity for remote work has earned many companies a unique position of...

Catch the Pidgin at the BBC: Digital Flight of Fancy?

So what is pidgin, exactly? The BBC describe it as "a mix of English and local languages enabling people who do not share a common language to communicate".

Conversational User Experience: Language Learning with Duolingo

Duolingo user experience shows how smart use of people and technology delivers satisfied users and increases language skills. For many, Duolingo is the “only game” in town.

Kudos and Comhghairdeas* to Duolingo’s Irish Language Volunteers

The Irish President (Uachtarán Na hEireann) Michael D. Higgins (Micheál D Ó hUigínn) (@PresidentIRL) has publicly recognized seven volunteers for their work in building up the Irish...

The Politics of Irish Language: Gaeilge (Never Gaelic)

I was going to write about the politics of the Irish language (Gaeilge) in the North of Ireland/Northern Ireland (see? in trouble already). But I won't. The...

The Future of Web Translation: Haters Gonna Hate

Just lurrve this TEDxCMU talk by Luis von Ahn of CMU called Duolingo: The Next Chapter in Human Computation. It's all about smart people...