Cooperative Communication and Grice’s 4 Maxims

Some time ago I promised to offer you a more in-depth look at pragmatics, the principle of cooperative communication, and the 4 Gricean Maxims. I owe it to all of you patient readers to deliver on that promise, so let me just apologize for the delay and pick up where I left off. I've been … Continue reading Cooperative Communication and Grice’s 4 Maxims

Languages most targeted by European startups

According to an article by translation and localization agency Moravia, almost all 50 top European startups and high-tech unicorns localize into English, approximately 75% of them also target German, French, and Spanish, and only about 44% of these companies localize into Asian languages. About 25% of European startups localize into Romanian, ahead of many other Eastern European languages … Continue reading Languages most targeted by European startups

Moral Relativity In A Foreign Language – Can it affect you?

Well, recent research conducted by psychologists from the University of Chicago and Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona shows it can. How? What?! You have probably never doubted your own integrity to this extent before. Do we become different people when thinking about things in a foreign language? I don't know about that, but this research shows pretty conclusively … Continue reading Moral Relativity In A Foreign Language – Can it affect you?