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The good news: latest iteration of fumbling.it is up and running like a charm (with better Unicode coverage thanks to )!

The bad news: broke all the links here in the process. Everything's still there, just a bit harder to get to atm!

🚧🏗️ Doing a bunch of work on the site under the hood today (read: completely replacing the engine). Expect interruptions 🏗️🚧

Little late to the party on this one, but has recently released their database and it's the business. fumbling.it/common-voice-datas

Voice assistants are like children:

- Hilarious to talk to
- Good at hanging around in your kitchen
- Rubbish at jokes
- Always much smarter and much stupider than you expect

Tried out . Had a blast 🚀👍

fumbling.it/first-impressions-

Because it's the season for making too many well-intentioned commitments, here's my reading list for the year 💪📚
fumbling.it/my-2019-reading-list

Is QWERTY the best layout to use when typing Japanese? I suspect it isn't. Here's a post exploring the question: fumbling.it/qwerty-vs-kana/

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Building a standalone IPA keyboard - An interesting series of posts, with photos! t.co/KTtAgwDtEk #linguistics

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People with speech disabilities are being left out of the voice-assistant revolution. t.co/mgaeWts1qL #linguistics

Is Icelandic really endangered? While I acknowledge this isn't my field of expertise, count me sceptical. michaelhoward.kiwi/cold-facts/

What's the Japanese word for milkshake? I recently had a surprisingly hard time finding out...
michaelhoward.kiwi/for-goodnes

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