Stories about Rising Voices from March, 2017
How Memory and Digital Media Can Pave the Way to Peace in Colombia
"I think the website and the content we publish on the Internet make memory. We have made memory with our videos and stories."
Inspired by a Pioneering Nigerian Author, Yorùbá Language Advocate Takes to the Internet
"...I knew I had to propagate the Yorùbá heritage to the world and the cheapest and easiest way to do that is via the international network of computers."
These Techies Want Your Phone to Speak to You in Swahili
Swahili is the second-most-widely-used language on the African continent. Yet automatic speech recognition isn’t commercially available in this language, denying many users the information they need.
Poly, the Platform That Wants to Teach You Every Language in the World
"We want to be more useful to the speakers of the language than the linguists, because the speakers are the ones who need it.”