Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang, also known as the “father of pinyin” for his work in...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 19, 2011
NPR’s Louisa Lim talks to Zhou Youguang about the changes he has witnessed and those he still hopes to see. Born in 1906, Zhou became friends with Einstein while living in the US, and “father of pinyin” after...
by Michael Zhao | Apr 8, 2007
From China Herald blog: A debate is emerging on the internet whether Google has for its newly released pinyin input system stolen the vocabulary of its competitor Sogou. When the US search engine would have committed such a gross infringement of the intellectual property of a competitor, even though it would have been done by […]
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