Google launched Endangered Languages Project
Technology - The Gaint search engine Google is trying to introduce more than 3,000 languages are on the verge of extinction, Google collaborating with scholars. researchers and local communities, and launched the Endangered Languages Project on June 21-2012.
A group called the Alliance for Linguistic Diversity, Users can learn about the earth through the project website and see what kind of documentation is being created to preserve them.
120,000 people in the Southwest U.S., to Koro, a previously unknown language that was documented in the northeast mountains of India, to Aragonese, which is now spoken by less than 10,000 people on the French border of Spain. An interactive map on the Web site shows that nearly every country in the world has lost languages, including 83 in Guatemala, 149 in Myanmar, and 113 in Sudan.
According to the Endangered Languages Project, only 50 percent of languages spoken today will still be around by 2100 and "The disappearance of a language means the loss of valuable scientific and cultural information, comparable to the loss of a species."
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Thu 21 Jun, 2012,11:44:40 PM