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November 2010

It is undeniable that there are some good reasons to use machine translation, and to trust (hope) that they will be good enough for publishing your contents live. In the case of the Wikipedia, I guess you can assume the risk and the cost of having sub-optimal, non-professional translations in... Read more →


In addition to the well known social issues of illiteracy and innumeracy, there also should be such a concept as "immappacy," meaning insufficient geographical knowledge. A survey of random American schoolkids let them guess the population and land area of their country. Not entirely unexpected, but still rather unsettling, the... Read more →


Good article with lots of insights about entrepreneurship in India, more than technology. Really great things are happening there, and in other emerging markets like Brazil, that will shape the world in the near future. via techcrunch.com The Indian technology industry got its start running call centers and doing low-level... Read more →