As promised, here’s a start on probably out of date archives from watercoolernetwork.net
One beast, many tongues – 10/12/2009
Radio National’s Future Tense has an episode called “One Beast Many Tongues” about a Multilingual Internet.
Covers interesting territory, including the Open Translation Tools 2009 conference, Google translate, http://www.babelwith.me/ (free chat with translation on the fly!) and the growing non-English size of the net.
Even rich rock widow sees the value in crowd sourced translation – 09/12/2009
Boingboing is reporting on an experiment Yoko Ono is doing regards crowd sourced translations – it truly is the season to be merry!