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Talk the Talk: Sign Language Gloves (featuring Adam Schembri and William Bowe)

Wednesday 22nd November

Talk the Talk: Sign Language Gloves (featuring Adam Schembri and William Bowe)

The sign language glove is an idea whose time has come! Or has it?

Talk the Talk: How Linguistic Is Neuro-linguistic Programming?

Wednesday 15th November

Talk the Talk: How Linguistic Is Neuro-linguistic Programming?

Just how linguistic is neuro-linguistic programming, or NLP?

Talk the Talk: Pet Translator

Wednesday 8th November

Talk the Talk: Pet Translator

Just how feasible is a pet translator?

Talk the Talk: Sexy Neural Net (featuring Janelle Shane)

Tuesday 31st October

Talk the Talk: Sexy Neural Net (featuring Janelle Shane)

Are you stuck for what to go as for Halloween? AI to the rescue!

Talk the Talk: Deception Detection (featuring Victoria Rubin, Sarah Cornwell, and Sophie Richard)

Wednesday 25th October

Talk the Talk: Deception Detection (featuring Victoria Rubin, Sarah Cornwell, and Sophie Richard)

Can you spot deception better than a computer?

Talk the Talk: Genericide (live from Camp Doogs)

Wednesday 11th October

Talk the Talk: Genericide (live from Camp Doogs)

When companies wish you wouldn’t use their trademark names.

Talk the Talk: Creoles 2 (featuring John McWhorter)

Wednesday 4th October

Talk the Talk: Creoles 2 (featuring John McWhorter)

How do creole languages arise? A response to a new and controversial paper.

Talk the Talk: Creoles 1 (featuring Damián Blasi)

Tuesday 26th September

Talk the Talk: Creoles 1 (featuring Damián Blasi)

A new paper is challenging our views on how creole languages start.

Talk the Talk: Mailbag of Wonder

Thursday 21st September

Talk the Talk: Mailbag of Wonder

Another instalment of our ever-popular question show.

Talk the Talk: Is Grammar Elitist?

Thursday 14th September

Talk the Talk: Is Grammar Elitist?

Grammar holds language together, but what about grammar snobbishness?

Talk the Talk: West African Pidgin English

Tuesday 29th August

Talk the Talk: West African Pidgin English

West African Pidgin English bursts onto the world stage.

Talk the Talk: Let’s Hear It for the Speechies (featuring Jamaica Grantis)

Thursday 24th August

Talk the Talk: Let’s Hear It for the Speechies (featuring Jamaica Grantis)

Speech pathology is as much about access as it is about accent.

Talk the Talk: Geophonetics, Part 3 (featuring Caleb Everett)

Wednesday 9th August

Talk the Talk: Geophonetics, Part 3 (featuring Caleb Everett)

Does ambient humidity exert a subtle influence on language sounds over time?

Talk the Talk: Yawuru (featuring Dalisa Pigram) [live at the Disrupted Festival]

Thursday 3rd August

Talk the Talk: Yawuru (featuring Dalisa Pigram) [live at the Disrupted Festival]

A courageous teacher is bringing the Yawuru language to a new generation.

Talk the Talk: Trademarks and Slurs (featuring Simon Tam)

Wednesday 26th July

Talk the Talk: Trademarks and Slurs (featuring Simon Tam)

How do we distinguish between reclamation and vilification?