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by admin on June 21st, 02011


Help us record 50 languages in a single day!

Save the date! Saturday July 30, 02011 from 9 am to 6 pm
The Internet Archive
at 300 Funston Avenue, San Francisco

Did you know…

UNESCO considers the use of one’s native language to be a basic human right?
Half of the. . .   Read More

Rosetta Spotlight: Ormuri – a piece of Middle Eastern identity

by admin on May 11th, 02010

“Language is identity,” Darfur refugee Daowd I. Salih told the New York Times about a week ago. He was being interviewed for an article called “Listening to (and Saving) the World’s Languages.” As mentioned in this Rosetta Project blog post, the article discusses the amazing variety of spoken languages in New York City, and. . .   Read More

Maker Faire Bay Area 02007

by admin on May 3rd, 02007

We arrived at Maker Faire early on Saturday morning, ready to display and demonstrate several parts of the 10,000 Year Clock to the anticipated 40,000 attendees – and with our table located at one of the main entrances, we were soon surrounded! The Clock mechanisms and Danny Hillis’ blueprints received a lot of attention. . .   Read More