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On Cowboys, Domesticated Waterfowl, and the Sounds of the Eighties

It’s the height of the dry season and the city of Estelí is parched and hot. In the flat light of midday the sprawling, one-story town would appear monochrome, like…

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How to Design for Unit Testing in Flex

Almost every user-facing product at Rosetta Stone is written in Flash using ActionScript 3 and the Flex framework. In order to help improve our confidence in the quality of our…

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Have Fun with Your New Language!

One thing I’ve noticed while trying to use German during my time in Berlin is that I’m having a lot of fun. While it’s true that I’m often frustrated—by what…

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Creating New Neuro-Pathways

I suffered a traumatic brain injury in May 2006. I’ve been limited in physical and cognitive activities after my injury and have suffered cognitive challenges. After discussions with my doctors…

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A History Lesson in Three Dimensions

I liked the city of Leon instantly. The former capital of Nicaragua is a college town in a colonial setting, full of youthful energy, and home to a sophisticated art…

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Making a Difference

“Every language is an old-growth forest of the mind.” – Wade Davis A company like Rosetta Stone is, at its heart, made up of the people that work within it…

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Finding the Native Accent

Perhaps you’re like many Americans who get so bummed out when they spend a lot of time learning a second language, and then they go abroad, excited to use their…

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Getting hooked on Rosetta Stone

I came to Italy to start Sapori e Saperi Adventures, a business giving people gastronomic tours to small artisan producers in Lucca and the Garfagnana, and I needed to speak…

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Real Travel in San Juan del Sur

San Juan del Sur was a sleepy fishing town before it was discovered by vacationers from nearby Granada. Owing to its proximity to some of Nicaragua’s best breaks, surfers followed,…

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