Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: language

45 bookmarks tagged “language

MIT Scientists prove adults learn language to fluency nearly as well as children

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This week a new paper was published in the journal Cognition titled “A Critical Period for Second Language Acquisition” that used a new, viral Facebook-quiz-powered method of gathering a huge…

Introducing the JavaScript Internationalization API – Mozilla Hacks – the Web developer blog

hacks.mozilla.org/2014/12/introducing-the-javascript-internationalization-api/
Firefox 29 issued half a year ago, so this post is long overdue. Nevertheless I wanted to pause for a second to discuss the Internationalization API first shipped on desktop ...

Bullshidex · La Semaine Spéciale

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Déconstruire la novlangue managériale appliquée aux champs de l’enseignement et de la recherche.

Styling using language attributes

w3.org/International/questions/qa-css-lang
What is the most appropriate way to associate CSS styles with text in a particular language in a multilingual HTML or XML document?

Localization Gotchas for Asian Languages (CJK) – Behance Tech – Medium

medium.com/behancetech/localization-gotchas-for-asian-languages-cjk-e52a57c0fde1
When you’re working on an app that you expect users from around the world to use, you can save a lot of time by thinking about localization first. It’s much more difficult to retrofit once the app…

Sideways Dictionary

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Sideways dictionary — it's like a dictionary, but using analogies instead of definitions. Use it as a tool for finding and sharing helpful analogies to explain technological ideas. Because if everyone understands technology better, we can make technology work better for everyone.

Taking PHP Seriously

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Slack uses PHP for most of its server-side application logic, which is an unusual choice these days. Why did we choose to build a new project in this language? Should you? Most programmers who have…