7 March 2014
The Amp is out! Check out our long list of jobs, scholarships, and other opportunities... plus a special focus on languages this week, rounding up from International Mother Language Day.
4 March 2014
"Can the Subaltern code?" CIDLeS Summer School 2014: Coding for Language Communities, a conference that aims to give everyone the ability to engage digital spaces in their mother tongues.
3 March 2014
Ffrwti is a new Welsh-language site, aggregating tweets and posting articles on tech, culture and language from the 15,000 Welsh-language twitter users.
28 February 2014
Last Friday was International Mother Language Day, a celebration of linguistic and diversity. This year Rising Voices and Indigenous Tweets encouraged people to tweet in their native language using the hashtag #imld14. Here is a sampling of contributions.
Rising Voices talked to Amadou Ndong about some projects developed in the University of Lomé, the OpenStreetMap and a 3D printer made out of e-waste.
27 February 2014
Vehicular languages are more widely spoken than the official national languages in most countries. And despite the fact that they are also used for texting, they receive less support on mobile platforms than the official languages. Are we faced with a global systemic error? Or does the world believe that those languages do not have their place in the advanced technology sector?
26 February 2014
Deutsche Welle's yearly contest is open again to bloggers writing in fourteen different languages and multiple categories. The contest - Best of Online Activism - aims to promote freedom of expression and to uphold human rights on the Internet and around the world.
25 February 2014
Our grantee project Radio Los Inestables recently held a year-end celebration in the city of Córdoba, Argentina where some of the participants recorded an audio podcast sharing some of the skills that they learned over the past year and some of their hopes for the coming year.
21 February 2014
Anna Luisa Daigneault shares ten things you should know about Endangered Languages, including some key insights on the possibilities of technology for language revitalization and preservation.
Along with our usual list of opportunities and projects, today we are commemorating International Mother Language Day with a campaign asking people and organisations from around the world to tweet in their mother tongue. Follow the campaign on Twitter with hashtags #imld14 and #imld.