Nicholas Ostler

Nicholas Ostler is a scholar and scientist of languages, who has a working knowledge of twenty-six languages and who, five years ago set up the Foundation for Endangered Languages, an international organisation to provide funding and support to document and revitalise languages in peril. With his own company Linguacubun Ltd., he regularly advises governments and corporations on policy in the field of computers and natural language processing. He is the author of the highly acclaimed Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World and most recently Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin published by HarperCollins in 2007.

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