Re: Interlingua: Universal language?

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sun Apr 30 2000 - 00:17:00 MDT

> Dan Fabulich Saw a link to this on Slashdot:
> >
> >
> [Adrian Tymes] can kind of understand it, because I already speak a
> language
> descended from Latin. I doubt that, say, someone who only speaks
> Japanese or Chinese would find it as easy...

With the speech recognition and synthesis software in its *current* state,
which is not perfect but pretty good, it is clear that there is no longer
need for people to learn languages. Rather they will buy them. Wearable
computer, going abroad? Pop in the local language module, speak into it,
it translates, the other yahoo has one as well, does the same for you.

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