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Chat bubbles (with "Hello" translated into different languages such as Spanish, French, Chinese, Russian, Korean, and Italian) take the form of interconnected walls. People are blockaded by the bubbles--all except one person who climbs a ladder to see over the top of the barriers.
TD Magazine

Overcoming Language Barriers

Monday, October 2, 2023

Designing a learning solution in many languages requires more than a translation tool.

In the classic science-fiction series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, author Douglas Adams introduces readers to a unique solution to the challenge of multiple languages: the Babel fish. It is an organic, ichthyoid translator—gently inserted into the ear—allowing for complete and instant translation of any spoken language. That sounds marvelous in fiction but somewhat pause inducing in re


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