University of Melbourne: Islands of Language Enter Virtual Reality

University of Melbourne: Islands of Language Enter Virtual Reality. “There are almost 7,000 human languages spoken around the world, but by the end of the century almost half could be extinct, existing only as preserved specimens in obscure databases. The survival, and even revival, of these endangered languages could well depend on these same databases, but only if they become a lot less obscure and a lot more accessible. Enter virtual reality.”