October 13, 2006
You Know the Soldiers are Going to Teach This Thing to Swear

Slashdot linked up news of field trials of new computer translator technology in Iraq. Unlike earlier attempts, this package promises two-way communication not based on a limited selection of pre-translated phrases. While far from perfect, the system could go a long way toward getting concepts like, "stop and get out of the car, please" across before things get out of hand.

Posted by scott at October 13, 2006 10:00 AM

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