Language Documentation

Microphone Recommendations

Language Documentation microphone and headphone recommendations.

u̱t‑Maꞌin oral histories and narratives

A project collecting Narratives and wordlists from the various lects of the u̱t‑Maꞌin language.

Chepang annotated bibliography

Taking an interdiciplanary look at science and language.

Nigerian Snake

An unexpected encounter with a snake.

U̠t-Ma'in Lexicography

A collaboration with Becky Paterson to organize the various layers of U̠t-Ma’in linguistic data into a shareable resource.

Academic resources for Ethno-arts in Nigeria

This post is a quick review of the ethno-arts literature before a general language documentation project in Northern Nigeria.

Audio Dominant Texts and Text Dominant Audio

Should there be a display difference between read texts and oral texts which are not read?

The SIL archive and its two sided markets

I present a new diagram illustrating the players and motivations around language archives and the knowledge market place.

Meꞌphaa and Sochiapam Chinantec Keyboards

Revolutionizing text input. We moved text input from being on a single OS via a non-unicode input method, to working on multiple OSes in Unicode.

SEO Considerations for Linguistic Resources

SEO for standard websites is pretty straight forward. I happen to be working on a website redesign (in Drupal) which presents Linguistic resources both published and unpublished. I recently came across two specialized SEO options which are useful: