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Data scientists are trying to make the internet accessible in every language

Nicolás Rivero
Pro-democracy protesters light up their mobile phones as they attend a mass rally in Thailand.
Pro-democracy protesters light up their mobile phones as they attend a mass rally in Thailand.

If you speak one of about two dozen dominant languages, the internet is your oyster. You can navigate the web in your own tongue. If you come across a website or document in an unfamiliar language, your browser will instantly translate for you. Search engines can intuit what you’re looking for from a few cryptic…

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