The universal language Hitler couldn’t kill is thriving on the internet—Hopes&Fears

Chuck Smith is an American Esperantisto speaker. Having learned Esperanto and joined the Esperanto movement in February 2001, Smith founded the Esperanto version of Wikipedia in November of that same year. via Pocket
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Esperanto: The Secret Language of George Soros – Tablet Magazine

It is 1922, and the League of Nations has just pledged to take up the question of a world language. It’s been a long, rewarding day at the Esperanto Congress. Speaker after speaker, in fluent Esperanto, has described the rosy prospects of the new universal tongue. via Pocket
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The Economist explains: How do you invent a language? | The Economist

MORE than 5m people now hear a few words in Dothraki or Valyrian, the fabricated languages spoken in the television series “Game of Thrones”, each week—more than the number who hear Welsh, Irish Gaelic and Scots Gaelic combined. via Pocket
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​The First Episode of ‘Westworld’ Was a Gorgeous, Sweeping Bloodbath | VICE | United States

Warning: Spoilers for episode one ahead. Machines, you can’t live with them, can’t catch Pokémon without ’em. But as long as humans have used machines, we’ve feared what they might do to us. via Pocket
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The most meta Westworld episode yet

It was only a matter of time before Westworld turned — however briefly — into the HBO show many suspected it of being: a symphony of exploitative nudity and pointless violence that uses gorgeous cinematography, high production values, and the occasional decent storyline to claim “prestige. via Pocket
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8 details you may have missed in episode 4 of “Westworld” – Business Insider

Each episode of HBO’s “Westworld” seems to raise more questions than provide answers. via Pocket
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Love in the Time of Robots – WSJ

It’s easy to spot robots on screen these days: They’re the beautiful ones getting assaulted by humans. In HBO’s new series “Westworld,” the ingénue robot Dolores is raped and brutalized off-camera in a repeated loop. via Pocket
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