What will these 6 robots say about your writing?

The year 2016 gave us our first feature film written by Artificial Intelligence, and it was...ridiculous. While AI clearly isn't ready to join writers behind the big screen or on the library shelf, the bots are capable of extracting insight from pre-written content. In fact, you can learn a lot about your writing by subjecting it to computer analysis.  … Continue reading What will these 6 robots say about your writing?

5 Weird Things That Change When You Learn a New Language

Before I moved to Brazil, I taught ESL to a group of refugee students from all over the world. I taught at an intermediate level, and I remember being surprised by my students' insistence that they didn't feel fluent, that their English was inadequate. Of course, I recognized that they had a lot to learn, but … Continue reading 5 Weird Things That Change When You Learn a New Language