Via Flipboard I read an article “Why we speak” from Mark Pagel writing for the The Atlantic on the crucial role of language in our ability to trade. It offers [...]
I have been very quiet as of late on my pet subject “collaborability”, unfortunately. The subject asks for a serious amount of prolonged and heightened concentration to get back into [...]
I have always wondered when the moment would come that I could pick up a phone and speak in my mother-tongue that would instantly translate into Mandarin Chinese while emulating my own voice and vice versa! Microsoft demoed a Skype call translating a conversation form German to English and back in real time.
Wolfram language, as the engine/lanquage driving WolframAlpha, has become a very powerful coding environment indeed. It is not available yet but the introduction by Stephen Wolfram is mouth watering... I [...]
Wikipedia: “Interoperability is the ability of diverse systems and organizations to work together (inter-operate). While the term was initially defined for information technology or systems engineering services to allow for [...]
Since starting to think about “collaborability” I have been trying to get to grasps with my own insights. To me “collaborability” is as real as the desk I am standing [...]
Languages are key to collaborate. It is therefor listed as a "Collaborability Mechanism" in my collaborability model. The ability to speak/understand multiple languages is increasing the ability to collaborate. For [...]