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The Utility and Drawbacks of Translation Apps || New York Times

The Utility and Drawbacks of Translation Apps || New York Times | Learning technologies resources | Scoop.it

[Excerpt] "In Douglas Adams’s “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” the hero sticks a so-called Babel fish in his ear and can understand everything said to him in any language. Today’s apps for language translation try to accomplish the same thing. While not as accurate or instantaneous, they are nevertheless useful and greatly improved from just a couple of years ago. And you don’t have to put anything slimy in your ear."

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Mentions Vocre, Jibbigo from Carnegie Mellon, iTranslate (based on Nuance software), and Google Translate ... and followed directly by a Google Ad for Dragon Naturally Speaking : )

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Type IPA phonetic symbols - online keyboard

Type IPA phonetic symbols - online keyboard | Learning technologies resources | Scoop.it

[Excerpt]: "This page allows you to easily type phonetic transcriptions of English words in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). You can edit your text in the box and then copy it to your document, e-mail message, etc."

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The English Language | Visual.ly

The English Language | Visual.ly | Learning technologies resources | Scoop.it
The British Empire plastered the English language around the globe. But what is left of its legacy?

Via Billy Brick
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