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

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

Chaos and Order Transcript

https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/s1!13ff8 Megan Figueroa:          Hi, and welcome to the Vocal Fries podcast, the podcast about linguistic discrimination. Carrie Gillon:               I’m Carrie Gillon. Megan Figueroa:          I’m Megan Figueroa. Carrie, you look like you’re glowing with good health. Carrie Gillon:               So do you! [Laughter] I know it’s more relevant for me, but we both look pretty good today. … Continue reading Chaos and Order Transcript

Linguistic Injustice Transcript

https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/s1!313a0 Carrie Gillon:               Hi, and welcome to the Vocal Fries podcast, the podcast about linguistic discrimination. Megan Figueroa:          I’m Megan Figueroa. Carrie Gillon:               I’m Carrie Gillon. We went to a grocery store yesterday and I have never, ever been that anxious before in my entire life – and I used to be pretty constantly anxious. … Continue reading Linguistic Injustice Transcript