In both its spoken and written forms, the English language is constantly evolving. Grammar - the system and structure that underpin communications - and linguistics - the science of its study - can help us make sense of these shifts and changes. We talk with experts in each field about the quirks, foibles, understanding and glory of the written and spoken word.
For the past decade, debates about politics and public policy have been spilling onto the Internet. But many of the artifacts of those debates — from campaign materials to government records — now exist only in their digital form. Tech Tuesday explores new initiatives to capture snapshots of today’s official websites and archive the digital history of American politics.
- Kris Carpenter Director of the Web Group, Internet Archive
- Martha Anderson Director of Program Management, National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP), Library of Congress
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