Translating the entire Internet…for free

Luis von Ahn of Carnegie Mellon University is leading a project called Duolingo, an incredibly innovative approach designed to capitalize on the time that people spend typing in Captcha strings on the Internet. While questions remain about implementation, the idea deserves attention:


 
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Matthew Kushinka is the founder and principal of RedLine Language Services LLC. Based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the company helps commercial clients create, revise, and translate their written content. Send your questions or comments to matthew@redlinels.com or connect with Matthew on Google+, LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter.