Shifting Wor(l)ds

Poetic Encounters with Untranslatable Words


All stories are unique and telling. What would happen if AI practitioners started to incorporate questions about language and untranslatable words – those words borrowed from another language, impossible to translate precisely – into their daily practice. Would they also experience a new awareness and does it lead them to a better understanding of people of different cultures?


Author: Akkie Okma

Presently living in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Akkie experiences a fast-growing economy in which start-ups play their part. She is contributing to their progress by offering training and mentoring in the development of business plans, pitching their businesses to investors and building supporting networks.

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