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Using Technology to Try to Halt Death of 3,000+ Languages By 2100

BY Jessica McKenzie | Thursday, March 13 2014

Screenshot of the National Geographic map of language hotspots

Of the roughly 7,000 languages spoken around the world today, more than half are expected to disappear this century. In an attempt to halt that alarming rate, linguists are working with communities around the world to use technology to try to preserve dying languages.

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Should the White House Keep Its Tweets?

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 28 2011

House Oversight Committee chair Darrell Issa has scheduled a hearing for May 3rd to talk about how to handle archiving White House tweets and Facebook posts, reports Politico's Tony Romm: “White House policy ... Read More