Language News

  1. Microsoft Word is getting politically correct /// via: Fast Company
  2. Shakespeare Writer — Write like Shakespeare /// via: Product Hunt
  3. KidSense — Real-time children’s speech recognition technology
    via: Product Hunt
  4. 120,000 American libraries just got even cooler thanks to Grow with Google /// via: Fast Company

Language Behavior

  1. 5 common communication mistakes (and how to fix them)
  2. Ooooh, here’s a map of all the weird sounds humans make /// via: Fast Company
  3. We Gossip About 52 Minutes A Day. That May Not Be As Toxic As It Sounds
    via: NPR News

Dictionary News

  1. How Dictionary.com’s Twitter account got so cleverly woke /// via: Fast Company
  2. Dictionaries chose 3 different words of the year for 2018, and they’re all perfect /// via: Fast Company
  3. Eunoia — Words that don’t translate /// via: Product Hunt

Google Translate Tools

  1. Google Lens can translate foreign language text in photos and read it back to you /// via: TechCrunch
  2. Google is testing a pronunciation feature in web search /// via: Search Engine Land
  3. Google’s Translatotron converts one spoken language to another, no text involved /// via: TechCrunch

Grammar News

  1. Google’s new AI grammar checker is now live in Google Docs /// via: TechCrunch
  2. Sorry, but men use passive language as much as women /// via: Fast Company

Learning Language

  1. Beelinguapp — Learn Languages with audiobooks and music /// via: Product Hunt
  2. Translate words into multiple languages in one click /// via: Product Hunt
  3. Fluent Forever — Learn any language using neuroscience /// via: Product Hunt
  4. Babbel CEOs to talk about language and startup lessons at Disrupt Berlin /// via: TechCrunch
  5. Mille — Will help you learn french words and pronunciation /// via: Product Hunt

Neuroscience + Language

  1. This neurosensor could predict hit TV shows with uncanny accuracy /// via: Fast Company
  2. Scientists pull speech directly from the brain /// via: TechCrunch
  3. Google Begins Using Neural Matching to Understand Synonyms, Impacting 30% of Queries /// via: Search Engine Journal

Language AI, Facts & Fake News

  1. To detect fake news, this AI first learned to write it
  2. MIT and Qatari scientists are training computers to detect fake news sites
  3. These horse names chosen by artificial intelligence beat the ones in the Kentucky Derby
  4. Elon Musk-funded AI text generator was too dangerous for the public
  5. Factourism — Bringing you the most fascinating facts of our world
  6. VIDEOS: Let’s Talk
  7. How Much of the Internet Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually.

Writing

Business Writing Tips & Tools

  1. Papyrus — Write higher quality articles in less time /// via: Product Hunt
  2. Grammarly goes beyond grammar /// via: TechCrunch
  3. Cognifyd for Chrome — Browser extension that improves your business writing /// via: Product Hunt
  4. Hemingway Editor /// via: Hemingway App
  5. Check Spelling, Style, and Grammar with After the Deadline /// via: Polish My Writing
  6. ProWritingAid – the best grammar checker, style editor, and editing tool in one package. /// via: ProWritingAid
  7. editMinion /// via: editMinion
  8. Cliche Finder /// via: Cliche.theinfo.org
  9. Count Words and Check Grammar /// via: Word Counter
  10. 10 Writing Mistakes People Make All the Time and How to Fix Them /// via: Influence & Co. Blog

Blog Content Strategies

  1. 17 Non-Negotiable Skills for Blog Writers in Any Business /// via: Search Engine Journal
  2. Content Strategy Tools — 7 steps and tools to create a content marketing strategy /// via: Product Hunt

Email Marketing

  1. 15 Sites to Download Free Email Newsletter Templates /// via: Hongkiat
  2. Improve Your Email Campaigns with These Fantastic Tools /// via: Designmodo
  3. 11 Powerful Email Marketing Tips You Need to Know

Link Building

  1. Link Building for Small Businesses: 7 Tactics That Really Work by @amelioratethis /// via: Search Engine Journal
  2. Building Links with Great Content – Natural Syndication Networks /// via: Moz
  3. Automated Link Building – A WordPress plugin to set SEO friendly links automatically | Product Hunt /// via: Product Hunt
  4. Link Building for a New Website: 20 Ideas to Get Links via @JulieJoyce /// via: Search Engine Journal
  5. How to Get Backlinks with Resource & Links Pages /// via: Search Engine Journal

Reading

Book News

  1. Why books don’t work
  2. These are the 3 components of a great story

Book Recommendations

  1. Bill Gates says to read these 5 books to change your perspective on a world in crisis
  2. 10 inspirational newsletters that will help you live a better life
  3. 9 books designers should read in 2019
  4. Puzzleskill — Book recommendations from industry leaders

Skimming

  1. TLDR This — Automatically summarize any article or webpage in a click. /// via: Product Hunt
  2. Free App | Spreeder
  3. Simple script that exports a users “Saved For Later” list out of Feedly as a JSON string
  4. SearchCam — CTRL+F for real world
  5. Clear This Page — Bypass the clutter from any web article

Book Summaries

  1. I Lazy To Read — Auto-summarize any online article
  2. 59 summaries of scientific articles published in March 2019
  3. Book for Leeflets — Create a single-page website for your book.
  4. Quick Story — Read short stories among hundreds of classics at leisure
  5. Summa-Rise ☀️ — Book summaries written by a human, delivered into your inbox

Audiobooks

  1. Spotify Adds ‘Word’ Genre For Audiobooks, Meditations, Poetry, Language Learning and More
  2. Amazon’s Audible brings Choose Your Own Adventure stories to Alexa devices