With Duolingo, he hopes to solve two enormous problems for the developing world: bring down the incredibly high-price of computer language learning to nothing and improve the quality and quantity of online content in languages other than English.
At TechCrunch Disrupt New York this morning, Luis von Ahn, the founder of the ambitious free language learning and text translation site Duolingo, announced that the site will come out of private beta on June 19. Duolingo was founde... Read Post
As BuzzFeed expands internationally, it's not relying on local-language editors or traditional translation. Instead, it's outsourcing translation work to crowdsourced language learning startup Duolingo. Read Post