Slashdot Items Tagged "language"

Date / Time Story
Saturday May 19, 2018 @07:48PM Popular 'Gboard' Keyboard App Has Had a Broken Spell Checker For Months
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @01:04AM Are Two Spaces After a Period Better Than One?
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @06:23PM Kazakhstan Is Changing Its Alphabet From Cyrillic To Latin-Based Style Favored By the West
Thursday April 12, 2018 @02:09AM Reddit Continues To Protect Racist Language In Favor of Free Speech
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @04:21PM Microsoft To Ban 'Offensive Language' From Skype, Xbox, Office and Other Services
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @04:27PM The Swype Smartphone Keyboard Is Dead
Monday February 12, 2018 @03:22PM Unknown Language Discovered in Malaysia
Sunday February 11, 2018 @04:40PM Where Old, Unreadable Documents Go to Be Understood
Friday February 09, 2018 @08:51PM Maine Dairy Company Settles Lawsuit Over Oxford Comma
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @10:36AM Lawyers Faced With Emojis and Emoticons Are All \_("/)_/
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @12:36AM AI May Have Finally Decoded the Mysterious 'Voynich Manuscript'
Saturday January 13, 2018 @01:06AM Why the World Only Has Two Words For Tea
Thursday January 11, 2018 @11:31AM The Invented Language That Found a Second Life Online
Saturday December 30, 2017 @03:34PM Germany Orders Amazon To Stop Taking Advantage of People Who Can't Spell 'Birkenstock'
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @02:00PM The Last Man on Earth To Speak His Language
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @09:24PM Google's Voice-Generating AI Is Now Indistinguishable From Humans
Monday December 11, 2017 @06:49PM Microsoft Releases Free Preview of Its Quantum Development Kit
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @09:03PM AI Goes Bilingual -- Without a Dictionary
Monday November 27, 2017 @05:24PM iPhone Users Complain About the Word 'It' Autocorrecting To 'I.T' On iOS 11 and Later
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @10:56AM Is American English Going To Take Over British English Completely?
Friday November 10, 2017 @03:15PM Programming Language Go Turns 8
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @05:29PM Twitter Officially Expands Its Character Count To 280 Starting Today
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @06:31PM Scientists Prove Emoticons Are Not Universally Understood
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @04:54PM Google Pixel Buds Are Wireless Earbuds That Translate Conversations In Real Time
Monday June 26, 2017 @05:42PM New Study Explains Why Trump's 'Sad' Tweets Are So Effective
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:20PM Amazon's Alexa Can Now Whisper, Bleep Out Swear Words, and Change Its Pitch
Thursday April 13, 2017 @06:04PM AI Programs Exhibit Racial and Gender Biases, Research Reveals
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @04:54PM Samsung Is Delaying the 'Voice' Part of Its New Bixby Voice Assistant
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:55PM Ivanka Trump To Take Coding Class With 5-Year-Old Daughter
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @04:39PM PHP Becomes First Programming Language To Add 'Modern' Cryptography Library In Its Core
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @07:23PM Is IoT a Reason To Learn C?
Friday January 27, 2017 @05:35PM US Intelligence Seeks a Universal Translator For Text Search In Any Language
Monday January 16, 2017 @07:45PM Study Finds Link Between Profanity and Honesty
Monday December 12, 2016 @11:21AM Latest Microsoft Skype Preview Adds Real-Time Voice Translation For Phone Calls
Monday December 05, 2016 @09:58PM Facebook Begins Asking Users To Rate Articles' Use of 'Misleading Language'
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @03:42PM Google's AI Translation Tool Creates Its Own Secret Language
Thursday September 22, 2016 @12:58AM Scientists Discover That Horses Can Use Symbols To Talk To Us
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @12:15AM Instagram Rolls Out 'Keyword Moderation Tool' That Will Filter Out Offensive Comments
Friday September 09, 2016 @03:41PM Google's DeepMind Develops New Speech Synthesis AI Algorithm Called WaveNet
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @05:00PM Cuba Is Blocking Text Messages That Contain Words Like 'Democracy'
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @04:57PM Lenovo's 'Yoga Book' Laptop Is So Thin It Needs A Touchscreen Keyboard
Monday August 29, 2016 @06:35PM C Programming Language Hits a 15-Year Low On The TIOBE Index
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @01:10AM Microsoft Buys AI-Powered Scheduling App Genee
Monday August 01, 2016 @04:28PM Xbox One Summer Update Adds Cortana, Music and More
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @03:43PM C Top Programming Language For 2016, Finds IEEE's Study
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:03PM NIST Prepares To Ban SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication
Friday June 17, 2016 @02:20PM Thanks To Apple's Influence, You're Not Getting A Rifle Emoji
Monday June 13, 2016 @03:58PM Apple Introduces Swift Playgrounds App To Teach Kids To Code
Thursday June 09, 2016 @11:24PM British Startup Strip Mines Renters' Private Social Media For Landlords
Thursday June 02, 2016 @02:42PM Startups Can't Explain What They Do Because They're Addicted To Meaningless Jargon
Thursday June 02, 2016 @01:39AM Apple Releases First Preview of Swift 3.0
Thursday May 26, 2016 @04:30PM Android Is 'Fair Use' As Google Beats Oracle In $9 Billion Lawsuit
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @02:25PM Gadget Claims To Fit In Your Ear and Translate Foreign Languages In Real-Time
Saturday April 30, 2016 @09:51AM Language Creation Society Says Klingon Language Isn't Covered By Copyright
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @04:55PM Inside 'Emojigeddon': The Fight Over The Future Of The Unicode Consortium
Thursday April 21, 2016 @12:19PM Microsoft Translator App For Android Can Now Translate Text In a Photo
Friday April 15, 2016 @06:45PM MIT Bug Finder Uncovers Flaws In Web Apps In 64 Seconds
Thursday April 07, 2016 @10:21PM Uber To Pay Up To $25 Million For Misleading Advertising In California
Thursday April 07, 2016 @05:24PM Google May Adopt Apple's Swift Programming Language For Android, Says Report
Thursday March 31, 2016 @09:21PM PHP, Python and Google Go Fail To Detect Revoked TLS Certificates
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:39PM Google Opens Access To Its Speech Recognition API, Going Head To Head With Nuance
Friday March 18, 2016 @06:07PM More Devs Now Use OS X Than Linux, Says Survey
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @01:23PM Auschwitz Museum Releases Software To Rewrite Holocaust Nomenclature
Friday February 12, 2016 @12:23PM Google Brain Researchers Make Significant Progress On Language Modeling
Monday February 01, 2016 @08:37PM Fine Brothers File For Trademark On Word "React"
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @10:20AM BBC Launches Machine-Translated Synthetic Voiceovers
Thursday November 19, 2015 @09:24AM The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2015 Is an Emoji
Thursday November 05, 2015 @12:05PM Celebrating 30th Anniversary of the First C++ Compiler: Let's Find Bugs In It
Thursday August 13, 2015 @08:40AM Spoken Language Could Tap Into "Universal Code"
Friday July 17, 2015 @06:50PM New Unicode Bug Discovered For Common Japanese Character "No"
Thursday February 05, 2015 @04:30PM The Poem That Passed the Turing Test
Thursday February 05, 2015 @02:51PM Facebook Brings React Native To Native Mobile Development
Sunday January 25, 2015 @01:39PM Ask Slashdot: Is Pascal Underrated?
Sunday January 11, 2015 @10:07AM NetHack Development Team Polls Community For Advice On Unicode
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:39AM Excuse Me While I Kiss This Guy: The Science of Misheard Song Lyrics
Friday December 05, 2014 @08:26PM Chinese Government Moves To Crack Down On Puns
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @01:28PM How English Beat German As the Language of Science
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @10:10PM Gmail Recognizes Addresses Containing Non-Latin Characters
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @11:39AM The FBI's Jargon List: Internet Acronyms Galore
Monday May 12, 2014 @10:35AM Brazilian Kids Learning English By Video Chatting With Elderly Americans
Thursday February 27, 2014 @12:16PM Quebec Language Police Target Store Owner's Facebook Page
Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:29AM Cute Cat Photos Are Data-Driven Science Behind Cunning New Language Learning App
Saturday September 07, 2013 @06:31PM 400 Million Chinese Cannot Speak Mandarin
Thursday July 18, 2013 @11:36AM ICANN Approves First Set of New gTLDs
Friday June 07, 2013 @06:53PM When Will My Computer Understand Me?
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @09:50AM Star Wars Episode 4 To Be Dubbed In Navajo
Tuesday May 21, 2013 @08:35AM Australia Makes Asian Language Learning a Priority
Tuesday May 07, 2013 @08:33AM English May Have Retained Words From an Ice Age Language
Friday April 19, 2013 @08:05PM Localized (Visual) Programming Language For Kids?
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @11:37AM No "Ungoogleable" In Swedish Lexicon, Thanks to Google
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @10:00AM Bad Grammar Make Bestest Password, Research Say
Friday January 11, 2013 @08:51PM IBM's Watson Gets a Swear Filter After Learning the Urban Dictionary
Saturday November 17, 2012 @12:44AM One Step Toward a Babel Fish: Real-Time Voice Translation For Phones
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @08:52AM Evidence for Unconscious Math, Language Processing Abilities
Friday August 17, 2012 @07:12PM Gartner Buzzword Tracker Says "Cloud Computing" Still on Hype Wave
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @08:21AM Bilingual Kids Show More Creativity
Friday July 27, 2012 @08:30AM "Bomb Threat" Tweet Conviction Overturned By UK Appeals Court
Thursday July 26, 2012 @08:26AM Should Journalists Embrace Jargon?
Friday February 24, 2012 @06:46PM 'Culturomics' Spreads From Google Books To Scientific Preprints
Tuesday February 21, 2012 @08:14AM Anonymous Cowards, Deanonymized
Sunday February 12, 2012 @04:46PM Why Microsoft Developers Need a Style Guide
Friday February 10, 2012 @08:56PM Global Christianity and the Rise of the Cellphone
Thursday February 02, 2012 @09:41AM Unicode 6.1 Released
Wednesday February 01, 2012 @04:15PM Computer Program Reconstructs Heard Words From Brain Scans
Sunday January 01, 2012 @02:19PM New Online Dictionaries Automate Away the Linguistic Middleman
Friday December 23, 2011 @09:45PM ISO Updates C Standard
Monday September 05, 2011 @01:23PM Facebook Testing Translate Feature For Comments?
Thursday August 25, 2011 @01:13AM Why Nobody Wants You On OKCupid
Monday August 08, 2011 @07:04PM Facebook Now Using Natural Language Processing
Saturday July 30, 2011 @07:14AM Unified NoSQL Query Language Launched
Thursday July 28, 2011 @01:22AM Crowdsourcing Ancient Egyptian Scrolls
Friday July 08, 2011 @05:19AM Why People Who Make Things Should Learn Chinese
Friday July 01, 2011 @06:46PM Does Creative Commons Work With Pseudonymity?
Tuesday June 21, 2011 @05:29PM Kurzweil: Human-Level Machine Translation By 2029
Saturday April 30, 2011 @04:44PM The Future of SiLo's Language Library
Thursday March 24, 2011 @03:56PM 'OMG' And 'Heart' Symbol Included In New OED
Saturday February 26, 2011 @10:56PM Device Addresses Healthcare Language Barrier
Saturday January 22, 2011 @08:15AM Study Sez Txt Msgs Make Kidz Gr8 Spellrz
Friday December 31, 2010 @12:47AM Chinese Written Language To Dominate Internet
Friday December 17, 2010 @01:55PM Word Lens — Augmented Reality Translation
Sunday November 14, 2010 @12:48AM Which Language To Learn?
Sunday October 24, 2010 @01:54PM Chatbot Suzette Wins 20th Annual Loebner Prize, Fools One Judge
Friday October 15, 2010 @08:25PM ICANN Approves .IRAN (in Non-Latin)
Thursday September 23, 2010 @02:55PM Today's Children Are Officially Potty Mouths
Tuesday August 31, 2010 @07:20PM Shakespeare In Klingon?
Friday August 27, 2010 @01:13AM Wired Youths In China & Japan Forget Character Forms
Monday August 23, 2010 @09:27PM Justice Department Seeks Ebonics Experts
Wednesday August 18, 2010 @10:21AM How the Internet Is Changing Language
Thursday August 12, 2010 @11:14AM 'u' — the First Authentic Klingon Opera On Earth
Wednesday August 04, 2010 @01:04PM Sentence Spacing — 1 Space or 2?
Saturday July 03, 2010 @09:37PM ICANN Approves Internationalized Chinese Domain Names
Thursday July 01, 2010 @03:30AM Automated Language Deciphering By Computer AI
Wednesday June 09, 2010 @08:26PM Official Kanji Count Increasing Due To Electronics
Thursday June 03, 2010 @02:20PM Why Are Indian Kids So Good At Spelling?
Sunday May 23, 2010 @07:17AM New iConji Language For the Symbol-Minded Texter
Wednesday April 07, 2010 @01:15PM Memorizing Language / Spelling Techniques?
Tuesday March 09, 2010 @06:39PM Google's Computing Power Refines Translation
Wednesday December 09, 2009 @10:39AM Monkeys With Syntax
Tuesday December 08, 2009 @05:53PM Monkeys with Syntax
Tuesday February 26, 2008 @06:38AM New Zealand To Allow 'Text-Speak' On Exams
Wednesday February 06, 2008 @04:55PM Toddlers May Learn Language By Data Mining
Wednesday November 08, 2006 @08:00PM DARPA Starts Ultimate Language Translation Project
Thursday March 23, 2006 @09:38PM Babies Can Learn Words as Early as 10 Months
Thursday March 02, 2006 @09:05AM Medical Translator Used Successfully