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Giphy made 2,000 GIFs to help you learn sign language

A GIF can be more than a well-timed punchline for a tweet or group chat. Now, the looping clips can be used to teach people new languages. As Mashable reports, GIF provider Giphy has launched a new “channel” containing more than 2,000 educational sig…

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ICYMI: Animals can communicate better than we’d realized

Today on In Case You Missed It: We are adding horses to the list of animals who can communicate via some form of symbolic language, now that researchers taught a group of horses how to understand three symbols related to whether they wanted a blank…

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Toshiba’s new android ‘employee’ uses sign language, speaks Japanese

Toshiba's new android 'employee' uses sign language, speaks Japanese

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​MotionSavvy uses gesture recognition to give sign language a voice

​MotionSavvy uses gesture recognition to give sign language a voiceIf you're fluent in American Sign Language, congratulations: you know one more language than most of the people reading this post. The rest of us? A solution to our communicative failures is on the way.

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Google Hangouts receive sign language interpreter support, keyboard shortcuts

Google Hangouts receive sign language interpreter support, keyboard shortcuts

Video chat can be an empowering tool for hard-of-hearing internet citizens for whom sign language is easier than voice. Most chat software doesn’t easily bring an interpreter into the equation, however, which spurred Google into adding a Sign Language Interpreter app for Google+ Hangouts. The web component lets chatters invite an interpreter that stays in the background while they verbalize hand gestures. Google is also helping reduce dependencies on the mouse for those who can’t (or just won’t) use one during chat: there’s now keyboard shortcuts to start or stop chats, disable the camera and other basics that would normally demand a click. Both the interpreter app and shortcuts are available today.

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