Tag: minority languages

Rubric Makes Firefox the First Major Software Available in Scots

The Firefox web browser has become the first major software available in the Scots language. The project, led by Edinburgh-based localization provider Rubric, seeks...

Google Launches App for Language Preservation

Google’s Arts & Culture team has recently launched Woolaroo, a new tool for learning and preserving Indigenous and vulnerable languages. Woolaroo is available as...

No Icelandic for Disney+

Popular streaming service Disney+ has launched in Iceland, but not a single one of the movies it offers has been localized into Icelandic. Companies that...
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One Year In, Kinyarwanda Google Translate Still Flawed

One year ago this month, Google Translate added Kinyarwanda — a language principally spoken in Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda and Tanzania. And...

Saint Patrick and Twitter

Just love this story on ReadWriteWeb: Using Twitter to Preserve Minority Languages. It's about Indigenoustweets.com,  launched on Saint Patrick's Day by Professor Kevin Scannell...