The subtle changes of grammatical features in Putin speech reveal a slow shift from informative to argumentative and emotional speech style of communication.
Tag: corpus linguistics
Jesus and case marking in languages of the world
A map showing whether a language has different or same Subject and Object forms of Jesus in New Testament translations. Blue: different forms, like in Latin; orange: same forms, like in English. Check the interactive version here: http://rpubs.com/natalevs/Jesus_forms_v1 While the so-called "developed" world is rolling back to Middle Ages, reading the New Testament can be … Continue reading Jesus and case marking in languages of the world
Putin’s Bipolar World and AI’s Empathy
Russian version below. Русская версия внизу. At the International Economic Forum (which was less international than usual), Margarita Simonyan asked if artificial intelligence represents a danger for the humanity. Putin replied that it was too early to speak about that. AI doesn’t have empathy and a soul yet. That’s a dangerous idea, I think. If … Continue reading Putin’s Bipolar World and AI’s Empathy
Strategically unimpressive: Putin’s speech on May 9
Putin speaks at Victory Day parade. Hardly any speech had been so anticipated recently as Putin’s address at the military parade on May 9, and hardly any has been met with so much disappointment. The world expected some big gestures — from announcing general mobilization to committing suicide in public. Instead, we heard a rather … Continue reading Strategically unimpressive: Putin’s speech on May 9