Preserving the World’s Languages, Online

There are 7,000 languages spoken on Earth, but only a fraction of those also exist on the Internet. Now, a Bay Area program is creating a digital language archive to help people study and use more languages online. We visit the Rosetta Project’s first-ever “record-a-thon.”

This aired on KQED News.

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Molly Samuel

Molly joined KQED as an intern in 2007, and since then has worked here as a reporter, producer, director and blogger. Molly has also reported for NPR, KALW and High Country News, and has produced audio stories for The Encyclopedia of Life and the Oakland Museum of California. She has a degree in Ancient Greek from Oberlin College and is a co-founder of the record label True Panther Sounds.

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