Sunday, March 3, 2013

Babel-hose: Real-time Twitter translations

"Now the whole world had one language and a common speech." -- Genesis 11:1

This was a weekend project of mine which combined Twitters streaming API and Bing translator allowing you to understand what's happening everywhere in the world in real time in your native language. This project leverages the recently released hosebird framework for easy access to the sample and filter streams.


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  2. Related to the L1 use in monalingual EFL classrooms, many discussions have been occurred.One of these discussions has focused on the relation between L1 use and input issue online translation. Some researhers states that EFL teachers should use L1 at a minimum degree because learners have little exposure to L2 outside the classroom.