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Apertium

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First published in Multilingual Magazine, by Jeannette Stewart. If you want to translate this or other Multilingual articles, please click here.

We all know what it is to learn a language. We, of course, acquire our native language as we grow up. Then comes the joy, challenge or chore (depending on our capabilities) of learning languages in education. There are many ways in which languages are taught and learned, but the end result is the same in giving us the ability to communicate beyond our native language group members. It enlarges our community. Now we live in the digital age and are grappling with ways to best facilitate multilingual global communications.

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The Open Source Way

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First published in Multilingual Magazine, by Jeannette Stewart. If you want to translate this or other Multilingual articles, please click here.

In March 2013, a struggling start-up announced that they were open-sourcing their core-technology, which enables developers to move software easily between different machines by enclosing it in “containers”. What started then arguably has no precedence as Docker has become a phenomenon in the open-source community. With over a billion downloads, nearly two thousand contributors, and $150M funding, Docker has become a main player in the software landscape. But none of this would have happened if they had not bravely open-sourced their technology.

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