Snap, Crackle, K-Pop

https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/s1!98d4a Carrie and Megan talk with Dr. Joyhanna Yoo Garza, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard, about KPop, semiotics, cultural appropriation, and Ali Wong. (Buy her book here.) We also discuss International Week of Deaf People 2021 and The genocide of signed languages: protecting the linguistic rights of Africa’s deaf children. One of … Continue reading Snap, Crackle, K-Pop

The Language of Love Transcript

[music] Carrie Gillon: Hi and welcome to the Vocal Fries podcast. The podcast about linguistic discrimination. Megan Figueroa: I'm Megan Figueroa Carrie Gillon: and I'm Carrie Gillon. Megan Figueroa: Hello, Carrie. Carrie Gillon: Hello. Megan Figueroa: So I I just wanted to say before I forget, I hope everyone's staying safe. Carrie Gillon: Oh boy. … Continue reading The Language of Love Transcript

Me Myself and AI Transcript

https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/s1!739bc Megan Figueroa: Hi, welcome to the Vocal Fries Podcast. The podcast about linguistic discrimination. Carrie Gillon: I'm Carrie Gillon. Megan Figueroa: And I’m Megan Figueroa. Carrie Gillon: I don't know if you saw this, but in the UK, Lord Digby Jones accuses Alex Scott of spoiling Olympic coverage by dropping her g's. Megan Figueroa: … Continue reading Me Myself and AI Transcript

Me Myself and AI

https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/s1!739bc Carrie and Megan talk with Dr. Emily M. Bender, Professor of Linguistics at University of Washington, about her paper "On the Dangers of Stochastic Parrots: Can Language Models Be Too Big? 🦜", Google firing Drs. Timnit Gebru and Margaret Mitchell, two of the co-authors, and the dangers of large language models and NLP. We … Continue reading Me Myself and AI