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Staff Letter: Everett Green

Linguist List Day in the Life: Jeremy

Fund Drive Lottery: Week 5

Staff Letter: Sarah

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Challenge Update: Week 5

Rising Stars: Meet Sean Foley!

Challenge Update: Week 4

Book Discounts from our Supporting Publishers

Staff Letter: Lauren Perkins

Fun Fact: Early Websites

A Day in the Life of a LINGUIST List Editor

Fund Drive Lottery Week 3

Challenge Update: Week 3

Featured Linguist: Michał B. Paradowski

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Fund Drive Lottery: Week 2

Silver Lining: Active Rest

Fun Fact: What is GPT-3 all about?

Challenge Update: Week 2

Rising Stars: Meet Asya Yurchenko!

Fund Drive Challenge Update

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS: “Silver Lining” Stories

The First 2021 Challenges Update!

2021 Fund Drive Lottery

The Linguist List’s 2021 Fund Drive

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Rising Stars: Meet Sean Foley!

There are a number of areas within linguistics that I am particularly excited about. First, as once stated by linguist Mark Liberman, we are in the midst of the “golden age of speech and language science”. Advances in tools such as forced aligners, automatic phonetic measurement, and computational modelling currently allow speech scientists the ability to more easily parse through large speech corpora and derive acoustic measurements. These emerging technologies have led to the birth of what is being termed “corpus phonetics”, which, as a young subfield of linguistics, has the potential to lead to major advancements in the phonetics-phonology interface and phonetic/phonological theory in general.

Second, and along the same lines, corpus phonetics and advances in machine learning and natural language processing are beginning to form a bridge to

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