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IMUG: An Agreement About Our Words

IMUG is the International Multilingual Group, a meetup and forum that lives at the heart of the trends, trends and community for multilingual computing. Founded in 1987 originally as a special interest group of the Stanford Macintosh Users Group (SMUG), it has been a Silicon Valley tradition now in its 30th year. For [...]

By |2017-02-20T16:07:01-08:00February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Job Opportunity: Linguistic Lead (Chinese)

e2f translations, inc. is a translation and localization services company located in downtown San Jose, California. We work with leading Silicon Valley companies providing top-tier talent and producing high-quality around-the-clock results from our global offices. Find out more about us at https://e2f.com/. We currently have an opening for a full-time Linguistic Lead in [...]

By |2016-12-21T13:35:43-08:00December 16th, 2016|Employment Opportunities|

University of Hawai’i at Mānoa dives into language, history & science via online newspaper archives

Image of two fishermen with outrigger canoes, Waikiki beach, Oahu Island, c. 1922. Source: Wikimedia. The Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation (Ke Keʻena Noiʻi A Unuhi ʻŌlelo) at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa has launched a new research program, working with the archives of Hawaiian-language newspapers. The program, entitled Ka Wā Ma [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:57:31-07:00June 30th, 2016|Culture Studies|

The Propagation of Written Language Systems

The spread of written language systems across the world was documented in The New Atlas of World History: Global Events at a Glance, published by Princeton University Press. Recently, a video was created and posted by Business Insider (and also Tech Insider) to visually illustrate the dawn of the era of written language systems, from [...]

By |2016-10-19T13:07:04-07:00February 1st, 2016|Culture Studies|