Thursday, August 08, 2019

Teach yourself Sakha. Someone is doing the labor of translating a key Russian test into English. It's remarkable how cognate it is with Turkish for something way out in Siberia.

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

We'll never know for sure what it was like to hear the Homeric epics performed 2,800 years ago, but I can't help but think that this Kurdish singer of tales must come close:

Hat tip: Poemas del Río Wang

Sunday, August 04, 2019

An album of Irish music largely composed by artificial intelligence: good luck telling which tunes are AI by ear.

Now if only they'll turn the software onto Serbian brass bands!