Daniel Midgley is the resident linguist of RTRfm, so he’s the go-to guy when people ask “Is go-to a word?” He teaches linguistics at Edith Cowan University and the University of Western Australia. He likes language history, language technology, and making up plausible words in Scrabble. He can beat anyone in Letterpress.
Wednesday 10th October
Using cognitive science to look at swearing‽ That would be… really great, thanks.
Tuesday 2nd October
Do you know where your data is?
Friday 28th September
Other languages have good ideas, too.
Tuesday 18th September
It’s International Day of Signed Languages, and we’re celebrating!
Wednesday 12th September
Big data has the same biases we do. So how do we fix it?
Tuesday 28th August
Understanding language is harder than we make it look.
Tuesday 21st August
It’s time once again to dig into our overflowing mailbag.