language and arithmetics

Friday, March 13th, 2009

The fundamental theorem of arithmetics says that every natural number greater than 1 is a unique product of prime numbers. Numbers are, in fact, words written in a language, and the basic, unambiguous, irreducible, particles of this language are the prime numbers, not the digits, because of the theorem above; this means that factoring a […]

Esperanto, the common Eurolanguage

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

I was reasoning on the necessity of a common language for EU, earlier on. I dropped too easily Esperanto as a choice, opting for Spanish instead: I feared that a constructed language wouldn’t stand a chance near a historical one. However, due to Amadeo Nuclini, Igor Negravaski, André Calmis and the other commentators on Mr. […]

multilingualism in EU

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

First of all, kudos to Mr. Orban for the way in which he gets busy with the multilingualism: you can add your comment and you can also give a more detailed answer on this E.C. survey. Briefly, what I want to say here is that it would be ideal for any European to know at […]

european union, the common language

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

I see a lot of competitions going on hiring translators and interpreters for the European instutions and that makes me think about the issue. The E.U. administration should provide a table with two cells: how much does the European administration spend on translating and interpreting, and how much does it spend on the research and […]