Technologies and minority languages

List of ways in which technology can help treated languages. “Simply embedding endangered languages into the keyboards of smartphones will not save them. But, keeping these languages enmeshed in the fabric of daily life–which, particularly for the newer, younger speakers who are key to these languages’ survival, means being a viable way to communicate through technology–is the only way they will have even a slim hope of surviving.”

Technology to the Endangered Language Rescue?Posted: Much has been written on how technology is helping endangered languages. Creative as they are, online dictionaries, mobile apps, interactive graphics and dedicated keyboards can’t by themselves resuscitate or maintain a language. But as part of a larger cultural revitalization effort, technology can help.

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