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#592 Online: 'Amis Moedict: An open source dictionary for Formosan Languages


Online:

Presenters

miaoski / Threat researcher / he, him
Jerry Lee / Engineer / he, him


Dictionaries are one of the important means for language conservation, especially for the languages of minorities.

miaoski and Jerry are going to talk about the birth and development of an online dictionary of ‘Amis, a Formosan indigenous language. They will talk about the special momentum intertwined with g0v’s online and offline hackathons, the philosophy of crowd-sourcing, the challenges, and how the open source movement works as an empowerment to the language’s speakers.