Shrinking Academic Space

Thongkholal Haokip Journal of North East India Studies, Vol. 13(2), Jul.-Dec. 2023, pp. 1-7. Fulltext PDF The censorship on academic publications and imposition of CCS (Conduct) rules in Manipur, and the attempts to impose it in other parts of India, is not only an affront to academic freedom, it will hinder the achievement of the goals of India’s new education […]

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Artificial Intelligence and Endangered Languages

By Thongkholal Haokip The increasing use of virtual digital assistants and multilingual neural machine translation services, which use artificial intelligence to recognise and respond to voice commands or translate voice into text of another language, could increase language endangerment.   On 11 May 2022 Google announced the inclusion of 24 new languages in Google Translate – the multilingual neural machine translation […]

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