Come ask questions and have discussions about Lojban and learning Lojban on the beginner's forum on Google Groups.
Discuss anything about how to understand a part of the language, how to learn it better, study tools, actual teaching sessions, and so on -- all that is on topic. Nothing else is.
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You can find other Lojban forums here.
From the page:
"Type in the form of the word that you would expect to find in a dictionary or a truncated form of the word (e.g., stem only). If you want help with the ending of a word, type the ending in the space provided. (If you prefer, you may leave this space blank). To see all the words in the dictionary that begin with "q", search for "q" as the stem. You can also translate English to Latin."
Luis von Ahn presents a brilliant real-life example of how the internet can be used in new ways to solve multiple problems simultaneously using massively distributed online collaboration and provide value to all participants while doing so.
This is mind-blowing from a business perspective, and world-opening from a world education, learning and language perspective. Watch, enjoy, be amazed!
(Video after the jump)
We have a fabulous amount of beginner's language material available freely on the net - and that is great. And, as a tool for advancing specific translation needs, Google Translate is a great tool.
However, once you get into the more technical areas of a topic or industry, it can be hard to find materials that are written by native speakers for a natural translation. That's where Wikipedia comes in.
Psychologist James Pennebaker reveals the hidden meaning of pronouns by running computer analysis on many thousands of emails and historical documents. Neat.
His book, "The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us" comes out on Aug 23 (2011), and there is a Kindle version, too.
A terrific site with loads of information mapping the languages, alphabets, syllabaries (phonetic writing systems consisting of symbols representing syllables) and more... even has constructed alphabets and scripts! (con-scripts)