Cognitive Systems Institute Group Speaker Series
"A Universal Translator as a Cognitive System, beginning as a Guidebook with Test"
Scott MacLeod, Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:30 am PT
Cognitive Systems Institute Group Speaker Series,
Very glad to be giving an IBM CSIG talk next Thursday at 7:30am Pacific Time ...
Thanks for your great IBM Cognitive Science series. Since you don't have a speaker lined up for May 5th, may I please give the IBM Cognitive Systems' talk (http://cognitive-science.
info/community/weekly-update/) next week entitled "An Universal Translator as a Cognitive System, beginning as a Guidebook with Test"?
Wonderful, Scott! Thank you so much. I will book you on the website. Please send me a short bio so that I can introduce you. I won't need your slides until next . Let me know if your slides have animation or you plan on showing a video. Thanks so much for stepping up to the plat e for next week!!
IBM University Programs
Great and thank you! Here's my short bio for your kind introduction to Cognitive Systems Institute Group (CSIG) Speaker Series next week.
Scott MacLeod is the founder and president of CC World University and School, which is like CC Wikipedia in ~ 300 languages with best STEM-centric CC OpenCourseWare – http://
worlduniversityandschool.org - and which is accrediting on CC MIT OCW in 7 languages and CC Yale OYC to offer free online Creative Commons' licensed BA/BS, Ph.D., Law, and M.D. degrees in most countries' main languages. World University is planning to develop an universal translator in Wikidata. His research focuses on the anthropology/sociology of information technology. He's taught courses on "Information Technology, the Network Society and the Global University" on Harvard’s virtual Island for many years. He’s recently published an actual-virtual ethnographic book about Harbin Hot Springs in northern California - http://www.scottmacleod.com/ ActualVirtualHarbinBook.html. He is also the author of "Digital Spatial Representations: New Communication Processes and 'Middle Eastern' UNESCO World Heritage Sites Online."
Thank you, Scott
Some related developments in Wikimedia/Wikitech Office hours (Weds. 2pm Pacific Time) ...
RFC: Per-language URLs for multilingual wiki pages
<https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T114662#2005122> purodha summarizes this question well in
Wikimedia REST API
<> but it's not really about linguistics, like cscott says, we have a very clear user-facing concept of a wiki and there's no sense conflating it with automatic translation