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Brain, Word, and Man: Machine

The story of how Google Brain improved Google Translate using neural networks. In nine months, the new technique was able to improve translations more than a team of human engineers had managed in ten years. This article describes how this was possible, and what it means for the future of artificial intelligence. Featuring a crash course in the history of A.I.; supercillious cats; and a cameo by John Searle. (SLNYT).
posted by Diablevert on Dec 14, 2016 - 21 comments

Gevaldike nayess

Gitl Schaechter-Viswanath of Teaneck finishes her father’s Yiddish dictionary: Yiddish has a word for it
posted by Joe in Australia on Aug 4, 2016 - 25 comments

I go to the syege.

Speke latyn lyke a scoler!
“I am almoost beshytten”: A 16th Century English to Latin Textbook
Here is a direct link to the start of the phrasebook
posted by Joe in Australia on Aug 18, 2014 - 25 comments

European Word Translator

Enter a word in english to display translations on a map. via
posted by Brent Parker on Mar 29, 2014 - 52 comments

Highlighting forgotten, neglected, abandoned, forsaken, unrecognized, unacknowledged, overshadowed, out-of-fashion, under-translated writers.

Writers No One Reads
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 17, 2012 - 34 comments

And Shopping. Always Shopping.

Propaganda - A film alledged to be from North Korea about the excess of Western decadance and public relations propaganda - hits Youtube (1:35:52)
posted by The Whelk on Aug 10, 2012 - 44 comments

Luis von Ahn's Duolingo - translate the web

Luis von Ahn has spoken about the idea of Human Computation in the past, he's the guy who created ReCAPTCHA's, using those anti-spam tests to help decipher digitized books. Now he has a new idea, Duolingo - learn a language for free while helping to translate text from the web.
posted by stbalbach on Jun 20, 2012 - 19 comments

Domo arigato, Mr Roboto

Google has released a new version of Translate, for Android. It now features Conversation Mode.
posted by gilrain on Oct 13, 2011 - 48 comments

The perils of relying on Google's translator, or "Risk explains google".

Google still has a lot of work to do on its translator.
posted by Defenestrator on Dec 5, 2010 - 157 comments

How to make Google beatbox for you

How to make Google beatbox for you. shorter version: go here, hit listen.
posted by juv3nal on Nov 29, 2010 - 65 comments

Plena anguillis est navis volans mea

Google translate has added latin as an alpha language. [more inside]
posted by Ahab on Oct 3, 2010 - 48 comments

Google Translate for Animals

Google Translate for Animals, a new Android app. [more inside]
posted by memebake on Mar 31, 2010 - 37 comments

Did anyone else notice Babelfish now translates Chinese, Korean, and Japanese?

Did anyone else notice Babelfish now translates Chinese, Korean, and Japanese? This may be old news but we come across a lot of Asian Web site defacements at Attrition. I think this is a huge step to be able to translate a non-Roman character language- and it works.
posted by bkdelong on Apr 26, 2001 - 23 comments

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