On the Internet, the language barrier will be completely erased, most browsers will automatically translate absolutely everything, including videos, indistinguishable from the original spelling in your language.

Created by EniScien on 2022-07-03; known on 2027-07-03

  • EniScien estimated 90% on 2022-07-03
  • two2thehead said “What counts as the known-on condition needs to be statedon 2022-07-04
  • sty.silver estimated 20% on 2022-07-04
  • Tapetum-Lucidum estimated 40% and said “This seems pretty doable, when we compare with things like offline google translate, assistant, ocr, nmt, and so on. But I wonder if all browsers will have it, let alone cover rarer use-cases like translating written text appearing in video. on 2022-07-05
  • Tapetum-Lucidum said “Also, I’m assuming the translation of foreign languages appearing as text in video would be provided as a caption. on 2022-07-05
  • Medea estimated 40% on 2022-07-05
  • Deepak said “which languages? seems very far away for languages outside the top fifteen-twenty google translate is good at. I don’t expect automatic captioning say of videos in konkani or greenlandic. does “absolutely everything” include conlangs? dead langs?on 2022-07-07
  • sty.silver said “I’ve interpreted the prediction to entail the absence of logical inconsistencies, which I guess isn’t necessarily meant by “spelling”on 2022-07-07
  • JoshuaZ estimated 32% on 2022-07-07
  • Baeboo estimated 1% on 2022-07-07
  • Tapetum-Lucidum estimated 20% and said “Ugh, low resource languages :/on 2022-07-08

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