Tech talk could save at-risk languages from dying, says IT multilingual content developer

21 February 2019

Thousands of languages are under threat amid a lack of linguistic diversity on the internet, but technology can keep them alive, the chairperson of a leading body of humanitarian translators said on Thursday - International Mother Language Day

In an interview with UN News’s Daniel Johnson, Andrew Bredenkamp of Translators Without Borders, explains how the non-governmental organization is partnering with tech giants including Facebook, Google and Microsoft on projects that will deepen understanding of the needs of at-risk communities to save their languages from disappearing.

Audio Credit:
Daniel Johnson, UN News - Geneva
Audio Duration:
6'14"

 

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