Origins of ‘Transeurasian’ languages traced to Neolithic millet farmers
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Origins of ‘Transeurasian’ languages traced to Neolithic millet farmers

The origins of modern Japanese, Korean and Turkish languages were traced back to millet farmers living in northeastern China around 9,000 years ago.
Origins of Japanese and Turkish language family traced back 9000 years
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Origins of Japanese and Turkish language family traced back 9000 years

A proto-Transeurasian language may have been spoken by millet farmers who lived 9000 years ago in the area of north-east China. This language gave
NASA engineers, scientists and more shine bright this Native American Heritage Month
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NASA engineers, scientists and more shine bright this Native American Heritage Month

NASA will be celebrating Native American Heritage Month in November. This month, NASA will highlight the contributions of its native scientists,
RE:WIRED 2021: Timnit Gebru Says Artificial Intelligence Needs to Slow Down
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RE:WIRED 2021: Timnit Gebru Says Artificial Intelligence Needs to Slow Down

Researchers in artificial intelligence are confronted with a problem: How can you ensure that decisions are accountable when the decision maker isn't
New integration lets you query Tableau data in Slack by typing a question – TechCrunch
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New integration lets you query Tableau data in Slack by typing a question – TechCrunch

Tableau is constantly looking for ways to make data easier to access across organizations. It will announce at the #Data21 customer event that it
Forza Horizon 5 will add on-screen sign language interpreters in a post-launch update
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Forza Horizon 5 will add on-screen sign language interpreters in a post-launch update

Forza Horizon 5's developers plan to add sign language interpreters on-screen during cutscenes. Although the feature will not be available for
Mattel Cuts Language About Surprise Home Visits From Job Ad
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Mattel Cuts Language About Surprise Home Visits From Job Ad

Mattel, the toymaker, has deleted language from its remote job description for American Girl that stated that certain employees would be subjected to
Air Canada CEO Forced To Apologize For Bad French
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Air Canada CEO Forced To Apologize For Bad French

Air Canada CEO Michael Rousseau's ability to speak French is the subject of some controversy. Air Canada CEO is criticized for his French accent
‘Vax’ chosen as word of the year by Oxford English Dictionary firm
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‘Vax’ chosen as word of the year by Oxford English Dictionary firm

Oxford Languages chose vax to be its word of year in a year where much of the discussion has been about whether you've had one or both doses, and
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Merriam-Webster added 455 new words to the dictionary, here are the oddest ones

Merriam-Webster has added 455 words to its dictionary. Merriam-Webster editors research the language and add words to the dictionary each year based