David Tanzer on John Baez’ blog Azimuth advertised for a new blog The Signal Beat where you can find a series on language complexity.The posts start by viewing a language as a set of all its sentences and then guide … Continue reading
There’s an interview of David Adger in the current issue of Nautilus. It contains everything that the laws of physics dictate a linguistics interview should be about: Universal Grammar, merge, Arrival, Piraha, something something language is such a central part … Continue reading
Just discovered another (semi-active) linguistics blog: Buffalo linguist which is largely about phonetics, e.g. see here the most recent post on phonetic universals. I’ll add the blog to my overview post.
Thanks to Omer’s blogroll I learned of a blog that I didn’t know before. Turns out, Alec Marantz blogs (mostly) about morphology on his MorphLab website. You see, this is exactly why I suggested that more people should add blogrolls … Continue reading
For those of you who are interested in good linguistics blogs, phantasia[i] now has RSS (use this link). Nothing should stop you now from being constantly up to date in the linguistics bloggosphere.
I learned through a new FoL post that there is a nice linguistics blog that I didn’t know about yet. It’s written by Dan Milway, a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. I’ll add him to my post about … Continue reading
[Edit: Since this blog post is getting a lot of traffic right now, let me use this opportunity to point something out: in the physics blogosphere, people usually have a blogroll where they link to all the other physics blogs … Continue reading
Another great online resource for linguistics is the International Phonetics Association. The IPA chart is probably the closest linguistics will come to chemistry any time soon. I just found out that there is a pretty, clickable version of it with … Continue reading
Here is a map of where different alphabets are used. I’m glad the consequences of colonialism don’t show up here. https://maptitude1.tumblr.com/post/181278386209/alphabets-and-scripts-of-the-world It seems now we know what this website is for after they decided that sexuality is a no-no.
Here is an overview over nice online resources for linguistics. First and foremost, there is the LinguistList, the go to site where all things linguistics appear: job offers, open PhD positions, (call for papers for) conferences, obituaries etc… LingBuzz is … Continue reading