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Series: 1. OpenSpeaks got wings with a National Geographic Society grant!

Earlier this year, we were lucky to be awarded an Early Career Grant by the National Geographic Society (NGS). When most of our work expenses were borne from out of pocket so far, this grant is going to shape some of our on-ground digital documentation activities. The larger focus of the documentation will be to […]

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A simple command-line tool for recording audio

Open voice-recording tool makes creating unique voice dictionaries and translations a snap. Image by : Internet Archive Book Images. Modified by CC BY-SA 4.0 Machine learning and natural language processing are transforming our relationship with our devices by giving them a human voice. People with visual impairments have especially benefited from these technologies, but […]

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Half of the world languages are dying really fast – how you can save yours

Languages are a gateway to knowledge. How can digital tools be used to help native language speakers access and contribute knowledge? In this blog, Subhashish Panigrahi shows how endangered languages can be documented and preserved using open standards and tools. The world’s knowledge that have been accumulated and coded over ages in different languages are […]