There are tons of computer languages, and there are tons natural languages. At <div>#ling:hack, we connect them!

  • automated phonetic rendering of German in Arabic script with python and espeak
  • language quiz in Objective C for the iPhone
  • refugee phrasebook in javascript
  • faceted browing of sentences from over 1000 languages with SOLR
  • NLP and lexical-semantic resources for less resourced languages
  • maps of linguistic diversity; polygons and reuse thereof as Open Data
  • collaborative language descripition
  • empowerment