The man who translates the Apps into Friesian and Sardinian

Originally it was Ladin, then Friulian, Friesian, Sardinian and soon it will be the turn of Romanì, the language of the Rom. And it is likely that in the coming months from this study in Via del Campuccio, home of a small s.r.l. called Smallcodes, a technological breakthrough for many other regions of Europe will be prepared. Those that Carlo Zoli, 41-year-old Florentine computer scientist and linguist, is saving from “an otherwise inevitable ethnographic extinction”. He is the inventor of online dictionaries, translators, T9s and apps for writing texts in dialect. Pardon, in minority languages.