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As indigenous language classes become more accessible to people living away from tribal lands, they risk becoming less accessible to those living on them

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Correcting language instead of responding to an argument reflects a much deeper hierarchy of superiority

Serena Williams with tournament referee Brian Earley at the 2018 US Open Tennis Tournament on September 8th, 2018 in Flushing, Queens, New York City. Photo: Tim Clayton/Corbis Sport/Getty Images


How African American Vernacular English made it to the internet

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Emoji changes how we talk about disease. We should change how we think through their design.

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An A.I. expert surveys the state of machine communication, from Stu-Bot to OpenAI’s controversial predictive text generator

Illustration: Simoul Alva


The next generation of computerized voices has to be human enough to connect with but not so human that we feel we’re being lied to. That’s no small feat.

Illustration: Will Harvey


The New New

Each year brings new additions outdated tech can barely support

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The Sam Altman-led company is gradually rolling out more and more powerful versions of its A.I. to study how it’s misused

Credit: OpenAI


Space Time

How an astrophysicist uses dolphin and whale communication to prepare for possible alien contact

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