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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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I’ve Given My Life to Google

The other day I remembered a promise to call someone and rushed to enter it into my calendar, my Google Calendar.  In that moment I recognized I had handed my life over to Google. It has happened a lot lately.  I agreed to take…

September 27, 2014