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Planet Word Opens October 22

It’s official—Planet Word will open on Thursday, October 22nd! “During the coronavirus pandemic, our focus has remained on the health and safety of our employees, contractors, and future visitors,” said…

At Planet Word, Let Poetry Surround You

Poems can uplift, inspire, challenge, and change us. A poet’s careful use of words can bring us comfort or stir outrage in the face of injustice. In short, a poem…

Why Make a Museum of Language?

Curious about how Planet Word came to be? Here, Ann talks about what inspired her to bring language to life with this one-of-a-kind museum.

New App Banks on the Human Element of Translation

We have countless machine translation options at our fingertips at any given moment, but many of these comically fail to capture nuance and cultural context. By bringing live, human translators…

OLD New App Banks on the Human Element of Translation

When traveling to a country whose language you don’t know, there are countless translation options at your fingertips. There’s Google Translate, of course, which can translate between over 100 languages…