Tag Archives: Esperanto

Is Artificial Intelligence a Thing of the Past?

BASIC, C, C++, COBOL, FORTRAN, Ada, Pascal. For those of you who spot a foreign language in your midst, you are absolutely correct: the above are examples of computer programming languages learned and perfected by many a programmer around the world. When you want to speak to a computer to get it to do what(…)

Useful Phrases to Help You Get by with… Esperanto?

Saluton! Dum longa tempo mi ne vidis vin! Kiel vi? If you have been even the slightest bit interested in our recent peek at the language that is Esperanto, perhaps you will have dabbled enough to recognise the above sentence as Hello! Long time no see! How are you? Or maybe you haven’t. Maybe you(…)

Esperanto Pop Culture is Alive and Kicking

Esperanto is merely a language pipe dream of international communication and understanding, right? An almost-obsolete experiment that few people have heard of and even fewer actually use. If that’s the case, then why has it cropped up so often in some of our favourite pop culture? Before you disagree, let us cite our sources… TV(…)

Esperanto in its Natural Habitat: Part 3

Esperanto might offer the hope of being a truly global language, but is there actually enough interest for the language to grow? Are there really enough resources out there for learners to use, and communicate in, to give Esperanto a chance? Let’s take a look! Websites Two essential websites for Esperanto speakers are Esperanto USA,(…)

Where Do People Even Speak Esperanto?

Esperanto is a language without a home. You can choose to look at that statement in any number of ways, however, whatever it is you are thinking is probably somewhere along the scale of that means it isn’t a real language to it’s enough for this restless warrior. Esperanto, however homeless a language it may(…)

Esperanto vs Fictional ConLang: Why is Fiction Winning?

TlhIngan Hol Dajatlh’a’? There’s a reasonable chance that most people looking at that will see not a sentence but the result of a terrible mid-air crash between a dictionary and a blender. However, an increasing number of people across the globe will recognise that as meaning ‘Do you speak Klingon?’ – a language popular among(…)