Friday, August 26, 2005

Language meets technology

Saw this article this morning, and I have to say, it piqued my interest...

“IM worm speaks your language”
Published: August 24, 2005, 12:22 PM PDT
By
Joris Evers Staff Writer, CNET News.com
http://news.com.com/IM+worm+speaks+your+language/2100-7349_3-5842767.html

At the research centre where I spend my days, many of my colleagues are interested in how foreign languages and technology can be merged, with the ultimate objective being to make language learning and culture more interesting, enjoyable and "user friendly" for the students of today.

Now, I'm thinking that whoever writes these kind of viruses has to be pretty smart. Now they're smart AND multilingual!

Maybe this will mean a new kind of job for the language students of today... cracking multilingual viruses.

Ha! I always knew one could have a successful career as a polyglot geek!

1 comment:

Emz said...

What's a polyglot geek???