Language is central to communication, arts, culture, and social structures. However over time, individual words can wield an incredible amount of power.

Artificial intelligence and translation

A Goethe-Institut research project has developed a self-learning computer program that does more than just detect fake text submissions. Victoria Engels spoke to scientist and researcher Leo Sylvio Rüdian, who explains how the program supports teachers in their daily work tutoring German online courses.

What are the dangers of machine translation? And what does its future hold? At the “Night of Science”, researchers, professors and translators discussed the topic of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Translation and Cultural Diversity at the Goethe-Institut Finland.

Artificial intelligence and bias