Star Trek Universal translator is here for 40 languages - why bother learning 2nd language?

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Another aspect of future Gene Roddenberry painted for us 50 years ago is coming to light, courtesy of Google.

Google Announces New Universal Translator

I question why we are forcing kids to learn second language in school, where clearly such technology will mature and will make communication between people globally seemless without ever having to learn a second language.  I suggest that schools should make second language classes optional effective immediately, otherwise it's like making Latin a required middle school subject. 
  1. Should learning second language in school become optional?

    4 votes
    1. Yes
    2. No
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