Language & Technology News Brief

By | September 13, 2013

Language detecting technology struggles with George R. R. Martin\’s Game of Thrones because the bizarre names don\’t behave \’normally\’
Game of Thrones characters and many other fantasy novels pose an issue for technology designed to decipher languages and the written word. Quirky names, such as Daenerys and Grey Worm, don’t look or …
Publ.Date : Thu, 18 Apr 2019 06:46:00 GMT

Language technology company to open Pittsburgh operations
San Francisco and Lisbon-based artificial intelligence company Unbabel announced plans to expand operations into Pittsburgh Monday, starting with the appointment of Alon Lavie as vice president of …
Publ.Date : Mon, 15 Apr 2019 12:55:00 GMT

Why Language Technology Can?t Handle Game Of Thrones (Yet)
Researchers from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Dutch Royal Academy?s Humanities Cluster evaluated four state-of-the-art tools for recognising names in text, to assess and improve their …
Publ.Date : Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:24:00 GMT

Expectations and Concerns on the Language Industry of Europe
This report elaborates on the expectations and concerns of the European language service industry in terms of industry structure, technology, market, employment, investment, certification, operation …
Publ.Date : Mon, 22 Apr 2019 05:20:00 GMT

Here\’s why companies like Google, Square, and Atlassian are sprinting to use Kotlin, the fastest-growing programming language according to GitHub
The language really exploded after May 2017 … “We try to look for any new technology that can help us and give us any sort of advantage.” At Square, Kotlin doesn’t only help with writing apps ? it …
Publ.Date : Sun, 21 Apr 2019 05:23:00 GMT

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