Words matter! Merriam-Webster to update their definition of racism

A Missouri woman asked Merriam-Webster to update its definition of racism and now officials will make the change https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/09/us/dictionary-racism-definition-update-trnd/index.html? Mitchum – a recent law school graduate – said she hopes the vocabulary change helps people have more productive conversations about race. She said she appreciated them taking her concerns seriously and talking through the issue.

job: Project Manager – Linguistics (Appen)

Appen collects and labels data used to build and continuously improve the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence systems. With expertise in more than 180 languages, a global crowd of over 1 million skilled contractors, and the industry’s most advanced annotation platform, Appen works with leading companies and governments worldwide. We’re looking for experienced linguists to […]

(remote) internship oppy

at the intersection of scholarly communications, science policy, & science diplomacy: Work with the ASCB The DORA Internship is an opportunity for individuals with an interest in scholarly communications, science policy, and science diplomacy. The intern will gain first-hand experience working for an international non-profit initiative. The internship is a remote part-time position (15- 20 […]

Career Interviews (with Linguists!) on Linguamonium!

Delighted to have stumbled upon a new series of interviews with career linguists on Linguamonium, a blog from Hannah Van Brunt! Loyal fans may remember Hannah from the conversations around the campfire series: where she talked about her work as a Linguist on the Bixby Voice team at Samsung, Research Assistant on the FrameNet project, English […]