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The Privilege of English

February 11, 2018

The Economic Power of English on the Internet I have been part of a growing number of conversations on privilege, both the U.S. version and European versions, which have slightly different focal points. What has been missing from those conversations is any discussion of the privilege of language. While freelancing I took on a number of assignments that highlighted for me the amount of information that was available only in English. We explored the idea in Is English the International…

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DO YOU STILL REMEMBER ME?

How many times have you clicked on an app, went in search of that photo you took back then, or went to Spotify and thought “I hope it remembers me?” Hours later you may curse the invasion of your privacy at the hands of…

February 28, 2016