the power of the crowd; harnessing for transformative causes and "otherwise":
100 million translating the web for free!
From: duolingo | Nov 29, 2011 | 12,348 views
http://duolingo.com — With Duolingo you learn a language for free, and simultaneously translate the Web. Video by Pomp&Clout.
Learn a language and simultaneously translate the Web.
Breaking Language Barriers with Crowdsourcing
|Organizer||Luis von Ahn – Carnegie Mellon University and Duolingo|
|Description||Language differences remain a barrier for the global sharing of knowledge, and computers cannot process human language accurately. This session will describe an ambitious project called Duolingo, which aims to coordinate 100 million people to translate the Web into every major language for free.|
|Category||Global / International Issues|
|Tags||crowdsourcing, Duolingo, language|
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