New master’s program in bilingual journalism to start in fall 2021

The curriculum will combine cultural instruction with skills and experience-based learning, according to School of Journalism Director Carol Schwalbe. Two core classes: Latinx and the News Media in the United States, and Global Latinx: Diasporic Transnationalism & News Media in Latin America, Europe and Asia will focus on cultural education of Latinx issues, while Covering […]

Vietnam considers dismissal of lawmaker in light of dual citizenship scandal

Phan Nguyen Nhu Khue, head of the Propaganda and Education Board under the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, speaks at a press conference on the dual citizenship status of National Assembly representative Pham Phu Quoc, September 1, 2020. Photo: Tu Trung / Tuoi Tre Answering Tuoi Tre’s inquiry on August 25, Quoc admitted to […]

How China’s new language policy sparked rare backlash in Inner Mongolia

That shift has accelerated under Xi, who has unleashed a heavy-handed crackdown in Xinjiang, where US officials say up to two million Uyghurs have been detained in internment camps where they are forced to denounce Islam and learn Mandarin Chinese. Uyghur activists have accused the campaign of “cultural genocide.”

Python programming: Microsoft’s latest beginners’ course looks at developing for NASA projects

Developer Software developers: How plans to automate coding could mean big changes ahead Developer jobs: Demand for programming language Python falls amid pandemic Visual Studio 2019: Now IntelliSense linter for C++ programming language cleans up code Apple Silicon promises more powerful Macs, but developers face growing pains (ZDNet YouTube) The Best Web Hosting Providers (CNET) […]

Kiev Finds No Evidence of Ukraine’s Involvement in N Korean Missile Program

“The working group states that the existing system of state export control over international transfers of military and dual-use goods excludes the possibility of transferring such goods to countries sanctioned by the UN Security Council…  [Ukraine] did not provide permits for deliveries of any military and dual-use goods, in particular RD-250 rocket engines, their modifications and accessories, to North Korea,” Oleksandr Turchynov said in the report […]

Steam adds customizable way to filter offensive language

It could be a while before Valve decides whether it will permanently implement the program. Valve’s Experiment 004: Search, which provides more filters when using the Steam store, started in September 2019 before its full launch in February 2020. The successful Experiment 008: Play Next, which recommends other games based on player libraries, began in […]

Developers: Getting ahead is about more than programming languages

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Why R programming language is gaining ground among developers

Despite the phenomenal rise of Python for data science, programming language R continues to attract developers building analytics applications. R’s open source community, the richness of its algorithms, its appeal with academia, and its convenience in use in consulting businesses are driving growth. R, designed by two statisticians and released in 1995, was created for […]

Smartphone Use Hurts Language Development

Prof. Hong Se-hee of Korea University and his team surveyed some 4,672 ninth graders last year. They found that the 2,293 youngsters who had started using smartphones before they even entered middle school only scored 16.3 points out of 35 on a Korean-language evaluation.