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How Technology Can Promote Multilingualism & How it Cannot

GENEVA, Feb 23 (IPS) – Ian Richards is a UN economist, staff representative and is fluent in two UN languages; Mohammed Chiraz Baly is a UN statistician, staff representative and speaks three UN languages fluently.
The following is an analysis marking International Mother Language Day, which was commemorated on February 21, on “How Technology Can Promote Multilingualism While Being Realistic — & How it Cannot”Some of you may remember Sophia, the talking robot.In 2017 and 2018 she toured UN meetings and TV studios, wowing audiences with her thoughts on the future of technology and seemingly engaging in conversations with UN deputy chief, Amina Mohammed and British broadcaster, Piers Morgan.Read the full story, “How Technology Can Promote Multilingualism & How it Cannot”, on →