This weekend here in the UK the RSPB is holding a weekend ‘garden watch’ to encourage people to go out into their gardens and watch the birds for an hour. The idea is to gather data about bird populations from across the UK so they can get a better idea...comments
by edcooke on 19 January 2015
As many of you will be only too aware, this January has been seeing a great battle taking place across the Memrise platform, as thousands of Memrisers compete for the $1000 Memathon prize, which will be awarded to the person who memorises the most new words in January.
by rawlangs on 12 January 2015
It’s the New Year! December, with all its festivities and consumerism, has suddenly been replaced by the shock of January. Temperatures are dropping, the days are getting longer, and for many of us it’s now time to get back to work, school, university, or whatever you’re normally...comments
by BenWhately on 10 January 2015
A month has passed since 17 of us gathered at Memrise HQ for two days of intensive Toki Pona study.
My hope was that the Toki Pona-thon would tell us whether a super-simplified language like Toki Pona could have a useful role to play in the process of teaching languages...comments
by BenWhately on 29 December 2014
New year’s resolutions can be irritatingly ephemeral beasts. Forged in heady moments of unbounded optimism, unfettered by unpalatable considerations of how they will be maintained, they are wont to vanish sooner than a New Year’s day headache.
But not this year.
This year many of us are making...comments