NaijaVoices in is searching for a Technical Support Officer. A bachelor in IT or language.

"The “NaijaVoices” project aims at providing digitization support for low-resourced Nigerian-African languages through the development of 500-hour speech datasets in each of the three African languages - Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa, which are spoken in Nigeria and some other parts of the world."

We will be at the tomorrow (Monday).

We are asking for feedback on what we can do to promote the translation of the scholarly literature.

Our session will be in the time slot 14:45 – 15:30 CET (Berlin). 8:45 New York, 10:45 Buenos Aires, 17:45 Tehran, 19:45 Mumbai, 20:45 Jakarta, 22:45 Tokyo.

This looks cool. Wikitongues is documenting and trying to revitalize endangered languages.

"Add your mother tongue to our seed bank of language diversity. Add videos, audio recordings, or text documents. "

Open Session, "Kiswahili Linguists for Speech Recognition", where several linguists and language experts along with the Mozilla team working on a Speech Recognition dataset for Kiswahili will present some collaborative work.

When? Wednesday 8th December
Time: 10am to 12noon EAT

Where: On Zoom, register in advance here

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