21 Jun '12, 12pm

Google sets out to save dying languages

Google sets out to save dying languages

A screengrab of the Endangered Languages Project video. Google has set out to save the world's dying languages. In an alliance with scholars and linguists, the Internet powerhouse on Wednesday introduced an Endangered Languages Project website where people can find, share, and store information about dialects in danger of disappearing. -- PHOTO: GOOGLE/WWW.ENDANGEREDLANGUAGES.COM SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Google has set out to save the world's dying languages. In an alliance with scholars and linguists, the Internet powerhouse on Wednesday introduced an Endangered Languages Project website where people can find, share, and store information about dialects in danger of disappearing. 'People can share their knowledge and research directly through the site and help keep the content up-to-date,' project managers Clara Rivera Rodriguez and Jason Rissman said in a Google blog post. ...

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