During the last century, and particularly during its last decades, an immense volume of data has been created which constitute the so called “Internet of Things”.
Exploring the evolutionary tree of life is now as easy as navigating an online map, thanks to a new interactive website called OneZoom™. It will be used by scientists to help uncover new patterns in nature, to teach people about the evolution and diversity of life, and to help make attractive and engaging displays for venues such as zoos and museums
Language is a living organism in a cultural ecosystem. As such it is only through its ability to adapt to the particular needs of each period that it can achieve its perennity. But what is lost when a language dies? What forms of knowledge are embedded in a language’s structure and vocabulary? And how disastrous is it to humanity that such knowledge is lost forever?