The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

How to bring a language to the future

How to bring a language to the future

Have you ever thought about what it’s like when you cannot use your own language online? As in: You literally cannot type it in a chat message or a Google doc? In fact, that’s the case for a majority of languages, and not just those spoken by very few people. Meet the people fighting to digitally preserve Urdu, benefiting 70 million native speakers in Pakistan and India

Published in Weekly Filet #334, in February 2021.

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