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How semantic search is killing the keyword

How semantic search is killing the keyword by Rich Benci.
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Aptronyms: How Last Names (Sometimes) Determine Your Career

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William Wordsworth is a famous poet. Usain Bolt broke the record for fastest human being. Somewhere out there, a guy named Daniel Snowman authored a book called Pole Positions: The Polar Regions and the Future of the Planet.
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I'd be a painter. Don't think so.

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Language skills add to job prospects

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Language skills add to job prospects
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COMBINING language study with bankable expertise in law, engineering or finance may be the best way for graduates to get a job that puts their language skills to work.
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Putting grammar back in grammar schools: A modest proposal >> Penn Treebank

A few days ago, out of the 21,595 visitors to LLOG that Google Analytics counted, 88 arrived after asking what part of speech is the, and thereby landing on Arnold Zwicky's post "What part of speech is 'the'?
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Higher education in 2013: Guardian 10 most talked about pieces

Higher education in 2013: Guardian 10 most talked about pieces | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
From why university managers are misunderstood to mistakes on academic CVs, here are our higher education big hitters
1) PhD: what does it really stand for?
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Deadline approaching. Cutting Edge: Culture, Identity, Representation Saturday 22nd March 2014

Deadline approaching. Cutting Edge: Culture, Identity, Representation Saturday 22nd March 2014 | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Paper Vs. Screen—Does It Matter Anymore?

Paper Vs. Screen—Does It Matter Anymore? | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it

Until the 11th century, people wrote text without spaces between the words. Gutenberg’s printing press changed that standard, and we can expect to see even more changes in the future.


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Gilbert Faure au nom de l'ASSIM's curator insight, December 10, 2013 2:13 AM

screens near you

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la lectura se ha transformado?

jgarate's curator insight, December 11, 2013 12:05 AM

buen resumen de ideas y estudios sobre el tema

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Journal: Languages for Specific Purposes in the Digital Era - Springer

Journal: Languages for Specific Purposes in the Digital Era - Springer | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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SLA language learning advantages #infographic #education

SLA language learning advantages #infographic #education | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Hola: Una infografía sobre la importancia del segundo idioma. Vía Un saludo
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Academia.edu slammed with takedown notices from journal publisher Elsevier

Academia.edu slammed with takedown notices from journal publisher Elsevier | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
U.S. Army RDECOM/FlickrKang Xu, a scientist at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory.Academia.edu wants to help researchers share their scientific papers freely.
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The real secret to unlocking big data? Math

The real secret to unlocking big data? Math | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
With the advent of more and more (big) data, we have not fully used the power of math as a universal language. But it could lead us to amazing insights.
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Who Says Math Has to Be Boring? - New York Times

Who Says Math Has to Be Boring? - New York Times | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Who Says Math Has to Be Boring? New York Times Nearly 90 percent of high school graduates say they're not interested in a career or a college major involving science, technology, engineering or math, known collectively as STEM, according to a...
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Q&A with Rebecca Hughes - former Chair in applied linguistics at the University of Sheffield

Q&A with Rebecca Hughes - former Chair in applied linguistics at the University of Sheffield | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Q&A with Rebecca Hughes Times Higher Education Rebecca Hughes, who was previously pro vice-chancellor for international and chair in applied linguistics at the University of Sheffield, this week takes up the post of director of international higher...
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Interview with former pro vice-chancellor for international and chair in applied linguistics at the University of Sheffield, 

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6th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

6th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
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Input a word, analyze the world:  Corpus Linguistics and society

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Corpus Linguistics for Historians | Antconc and beyond

On January 2, 2014 at the American Historical Association preconference workshop Getting Started in Digital History*, I'll be giving a session Corpus Linguistics for Historians. Below I explain why I think historians should take ...
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This year’s college application essays> Conversation starters for your Christmas get-together

This year’s college application essays> Conversation starters for your Christmas get-together | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Conversation starters for your Christmas get-together
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Last weekend brought news for those who applied early. Applicants who have been offered admission at ...
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Language news in review: 2013's 10 big stories in the Guardian

Language news in review: 2013's 10 big stories in the Guardian | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
A round up of the top language stories from the past year
From Polish becoming England's second language, to a Guardian investigation revealing the alarming rate of university language department closures, 2013 was a busy year for languages.
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No Longer Illegal—Good Morning America Drops 'i-Word'

No Longer Illegal—Good Morning America Drops 'i-Word' | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
No Longer Illegal—Good Morning America Drops 'i-Word' Hispanically Speaking News Race Forward (formerly known as Applied Research Center) has been orchestrating a “Drop-the-I-Word” campaign since 2010 through advocacy and through coverage on...
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Data and visualization year in review, 2013

Data and visualization year in review, 2013 by Nathan Yau.
Nathan has collected the high points of data visualization for 2013 in a very readable post.
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Forensic Linguistics textbook

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Now in its third edition, John Olsson's practical introduction to forensic linguistics is required reading for students of language and the law.

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Research that doesn't belong to single subject area is deemed 'too risky'

Research that doesn't belong to single subject area is deemed 'too risky' | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
Academics concerned universities are excluding interdisciplinary research from the Research Excellence Framework exercise
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Video: Should schools ban slang from the classroom? – video debate

After a London school banned some slang words, writers Lindsay Johns and Michael Rosen discuss how children learn what language to use in different social settingsMichael RosenLindsay JohnsPhil MaynardLeah Green...
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Deadline approaching: TaLC 11 -- conference at Lancaster University, July 2014

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IULA - UPF's curator insight, December 9, 2013 5:20 AM

6th January 2014 – deadline for abstract submission (including pre-conference workshops)

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We may break Moore's Law, says Broadcom CTO

We may break Moore's Law, says Broadcom CTO | Applied linguistics and knowledge engineering | Scoop.it
The famous observation that the number of transistors on computer chips doubles every two years - making them smaller, cheaper and more powerful - may no longer hold true, warns the chairman of Broadcom     ...
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Pedagogical applications of corpus data for English for General and Specific Purposes

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