Weekly Roundup

International Women's Day, girls in language

The Girls and Women Revitalising Canada's Indigenous Languages

March 10, 2020 It was International Women’s Day this past Sunday 8 March and in honour of the day we’re looking at some incredible females who are doing all they can for their native languages. More ...
Artificial Intelligence Saving the Humans

Fighting the Coronavirus and E. Coli with Machine Learning

March 1, 2020 When it comes to combating superbugs and viruses, the human raced needs all the help it can get. Artificial Intelligence is being implemented to find treatments to fight bacteria that was formally resistant to all forms of antibiotics. More ...
Artificial Intelligence Saving the Animals

AI & Wildlife Preservation

February 13, 2020 If there’s one thing most of us can agree on, it’s that wildlife preservation is important. Using Artificial Intelligence, researchers are fighting the good fight against wildlife population decline. And in a surprising twist, AI might just help us win this fight. More ...
Speaking In The Mother Tongue: AI Indian Languages

Speaking In The Mother Tongue: AI Indian Languages

February 5, 2020 We recently came across an article with the exciting news that the Indian government is planning on making its Internet content available in regional languages to remove the language barrier among Indians. More ...
On The Brink Of Extinction: Nearly Dead Languages And The Dedicated Linguists Bringing Them Back To Life

On The Brink Of Extinction: Nearly Dead Languages And The Dedicated Linguists Bringing Them Back To Life

February 4, 2020 Thousands of kilometres apart, and in incredibly different cultures; three linguists are doing their part to save the culture of their people through language. More ...
The Weekly Roundup 30/01/20

Sign Languages: Their past, present and future

January 30, 2020 For something that is used by an estimated 70 million people worldwide, sign language is pretty important. Going from the past to the future, Google Translate is developing a way to translate sign language into speech! More ...
One place, many languages

One place, many languages

January 24, 2020 We’re talking language today and how diverse it can be even in the same country, or city! Germany is still a country divided when it comes to what a pancake should be called - maybe they should be called egg-cakes? Also Mandarin is now Melbourne and Sydney’s most widely spoken community language. More ...
The Weekly Roundup 21/01/20

Where are we heading with AI computing in the 2020s? And how human can they really become?

January 21, 2020 We now well and truly know that Artificial Intelligence is here to stay, but what will become of it, and us, in the future? More ...
The Weekly Roundup 08/01/20

Real life Dr Dolittle: We are on our way to talking to the animals and AI may make happen sooner than you think!

January 8, 2020 The real life Dr Dolittle: We are on our way to talking to the animals and it may happen sooner than you think! More ...
The Weekly Roundup 17/12/19

For the Love of Language

December 17, 2019 The world first pidgin-to-English translation model, Baby Shark is speaking Navajo and the amazing benefits of growing up in a bilingual household. More ...
The Weekly Roundup 10/12/19

Exciting developments for Epilepsy patients, Amazon has added 22 new languages to Amazon Translate and do children have the ability to speak to reindeer?

December 10, 2019 Exciting developments for Epilepsy patients, Amazon has added 22 new languages to Amazon Translate and has Microsoft given children the ability to speak to reindeer? More ...
The Weekly Roundup 26/11/19

Hello baby! Machine learning helping to understand placental health, did Shakespeare have help? And advances in health and medicine thanks to AI.

November 26, 2019 Hello baby! Machine learning helping to understand placental health, did Shakespeare have help? And advances in health and medicine thanks to AI. More ...
The Weekly Roundup 12/11/19

Using machine learning for the greater good; advances in medicine, agriculture and saving lives, is there anything we can't do with the help of artificial intelligence?

November 12, 2019 AI to the rescue! Using machine learning for the greater good; advances in medicine, agriculture and saving lives, is there anything we can’t do with the help of artificial intelligence? More ...
The Weekly Roundup 05/11/19

Foreign signs installed to save lives, when seeing isn't believing, learning about deepfake videos and content creators coming together to save the planet!

November 5, 2019 Foreign signs installed to save lives, when seeing isn’t believing; learning about deep fake videos, content creators coming together to save the planet and hilarious movie translations. More ...
The Weekly Roundup 29/10/19

Google's latest Pixel 4 app impresses, praise for Nobel Prize winner and a feel-good video to brighten your week!

October 29, 2019 Artificial intelligence is allowing us to travel back to the Europe of yesteryear. Plus, adapting AI software to search and rescue, and the need for translators in domestic violence cases. More ...
The Weekly Roundup 22/10/19

Travelling back in time with AI, learning the love of translation and why it is imperative to get more interpreters in courthouses!

October 22, 2019 Artificial intelligence is allowing us to travel back to the europe of yesteryear. Plus, adapting AI software to search and rescue, and the need for translators in domestic violence cases. More ...
The Weekly Roundup 08/10/19

Translation devices changing the business game, machine learning aiding scientific research and a world first AI concert!

October 8, 2019 The art of translation has been a requirement for over 2000 years. One translator shares what she has learnt after being in the business for 20 years. How machine learning is aiding scientists in researching plants, AI writers writing as well as humans can, and we celebrate as Armenia hosts the first ever AI concert. More ...
The Weekly Roundup 01/10/19

AI is here to help; translation at the tip of your ears; and Google's ALBERT is receiving top ranks

October 1, 2019 Read on to get up to date on some of the most interesting things coming out of the world of Artificial Intelligence. There’s also top ranking machine learning systems and earbuds that can translate languages as you’re hearing them. More ...