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Badass Latin Phrases Volume III

Badass Latin Phrases Volume III This one comes from the “most successful failure” of all time: Apollo 13.For those of you who may not know, Apollo 13 was part of a series of US missions to the moon.

Machine learning improvements for Google Translate expanding to more languages

Machine learning improvements for Google Translate expanding to more languages It began providing neural machine translation for nine languages, promising more to come, and now a few months later, it’s made good on that promise.But in a blog post on Monday, Google Translate head Barak Turovsky announced the availability of neural machine translation for Hindi, Russian, and Vietnamese, with “many more languages” to come.

Computers can't grasp Icelandic. Here's why that's a big problem

Computers can't grasp Icelandic. Here's why that's a big problem Unless the government, educators, families, and tech developers make a concerted effort to preserve Icelandic, it could easily be relegated to history books.When it comes to digital technology, Icelandic is among Europe's least-supported languages, according to a report by the Multilingual Europe Technology Alliance.

Google adds support for languages of Indian subcontinent to Chrome and Gboard

Google adds support for languages of Indian subcontinent to Chrome and Gboard But on Tuesday, Google remedied things a bit with support for nine languages spoken on the Indian subcontinent.It understands Russian, Vietnamese, and dozens more of the 103 languages that Google Translate currently supports, and the Indian rollout is an expansion of the effort.

Brush up on your Dothraki: UC Berkeley adds ‘Game of Thrones’ linguistics course

Brush up on your Dothraki: UC Berkeley adds ‘Game of Thrones’ linguistics course The Game of Thrones fun returns with season 7 of the HBO fantasy-drama series this summer, but for those who want to double down, UC Berkeley will be offering an intriguing, new course.Inspired by the made-up languages of Game of Thrones, Dothraki and High Valyrian, the class will center on the show’s languages and how to create new ones, Berkeley News reports.

You can soon impress all your 'Game of Thrones' friends by learning High Valyrian on Duolingo

You can soon impress all your 'Game of Thrones' friends by learning High Valyrian on Duolingo Rookie speakers of High Valyrian 101 already know "Valar morghulis" ("all men must die").But it's time to take your High Valyrian skills to the next level.

Here’s how to learn a new language during your daily commute

Here’s how to learn a new language during your daily commute Learning a new language can be a passport to new experiences, new friends, maybe even a new love interest.That’s because most language curriculums require a hefty time commitment that the majority of working adults just can’t afford.

Google just added 30 languages to its voice-to-text feature in Gboard

Google just added 30 languages to its voice-to-text feature in Gboard The new update will bring the total number of supported languages in Gboard up to 119 varieties and the additions primarily focus on emerging markets like places in India and Africa.Following the update, people in the U.