Tom Banse http://wrti.org en Digital Technologies Give Dying Languages New Life http://wrti.org/post/digital-technologies-give-dying-languages-new-life There are some 7,000 spoken languages in the world, and linguists project that as many as half may disappear by the end of the century. That works out to one language going extinct about every two weeks. Now, digital technology is coming to the rescue of some of those ancient tongues.<p>Members of the Native American <a href="http://www.ctsi.nsn.us/">Siletz</a> tribe in Oregon say their native language, also called "Siletz," "is as old as time itself." But today, you can count the number of fluent speakers on one hand. Mon, 19 Mar 2012 19:41:00 +0000 Tom Banse 1614 at http://wrti.org Digital Technologies Give Dying Languages New Life