[lg policy] Google fights to save 3,054 dying languages

Dave Sayers D.Sayers at SWANSEA.AC.UK
Fri Jun 22 07:08:35 UTC 2012

Lots of interesting discourses going on in the discussions of Google's latest project:



Not the least of these is the (already quite common) mixing up of preservation and revitalisation,
as well as rhetorical manoeuvres like the logically circuitous assertion that all this will mitigate
"oppression and injustice" suffered by minorities.


Dr. Dave Sayers
Honorary Research Fellow
College of Arts & Humanities
and Language Research Centre
Swansea University
dave.sayers at cantab.net

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