I had such a great time last year, that I'll be heading back to Bratislava, Slovakia for Polyglot Gathering 2018! Instead of talking about AI and language technology, I'll be going back to my roots as Japanologist, linguist, and language educator with an all new talk just for the Gathering...
I'm a huge podcast fan. I listen to them constantly; on my commute, when I'm having problems sleeping, while I'm out doing the grocery... (I used to work in radio, so perhaps it should be no surprise). I'm thrilled to share that I was chosen to contribute to this week's episode of NPR's Hidden Brain podcast!
October is almost up, and my month of conferences is heading into the homestretch. Here's a recap of what went down in Amsterdam at Fronteers Conf and the Language Show in London, with info on how you can share your post-Brext language education stories.
My island, Puerto Rico, is struggling for survival. I'm watching my people and my culture slowly drowning before my very eyes in a flood of post-natural disaster neglect, socioeconomic and racial discrimination, lax bureaucracy and antiquated colonial laws and politics. You can help.
It's the start of Q4, and I'm not only gearing up for what always turns out to be my conference high season, but because I'm such a planner I'm thinking ahead into 2018 and what speaking opportunities might be out there for some of my newer talks.