XR, AI, & the Future of Language Revitalization

Mar 6, 2023

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

Today, over 3000 languages are in danger of becoming extinct. Their loss would be profound: entire world-views are encoded into the nuances of language: their wisdom and perspectives can provide important perspectives for understanding our shared humanity. This panel explores cutting-edge technologies by Native American technologists and linguistics experts using AI and XR to create contextualized, place-based, immersive linguistic soundscapes and visual environments available worldwide.

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Catherine Eng

OurWorlds, Inc.

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Keolu Fox

University of California San Diego Indigenous Futures Institute

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Stanley Rodriguez

Kumeyaay Community College