The other day, I put a post up entitled “How to Become ‘Gifted’ at Learning Languages – You’re Never too Old” This was an entry point for a lot of the things I will be doing in the future with this site. I want to establish a base set of memory tools that we can […]
Somebody’s Gotta Do It … The Miss Universe 2009 pageant has just wrapped up (not without controversy) at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. Another amazing year where I was fortunate to spend a lot of time meeting some wonderful people and rub shoulders with the gorgeous, the glamorous, the influential … and the […]
Those iPhone Developers Might be the Funkiest, Schwaginist Geeks in Cupertino, but they Sure Ain’t No Linguists!
Dear gods of the cyberverse, please direct this blog-entry through the right routers,feed aggregators, RSS readers … anything it takes so that those great apple developers in the sky can start to get a taste of the multilingual HUMAN world outside of that apparently monoglot paradise of Cupertino. I’ve had my iPhone for almost a […]
Find Your Way Around Indic Based Writing Systems (Devanagari, Tamil, Panjabi (Gurmukhi), Burmese, Bahasa Bali (Balinese), Bahasa Jawa (Javanese), Thai and Khmer (Cambodian) Without a GPS Theme and Variation The reason I love playing and listening to jazz so much is because you’re able to get into the soul of the players by hearing […]
Stuart Jay Raj – Subconsciously Embedding Morse Code, Sign Language Alphabet and most Importantly … how to GROOVE!
It’s a fantastic day in Siam today … why? I’m not quite sure yet, but I’m really enjoying it so far for some reason!! Before you read any further, check out my latest clip that I’ve just thrown together. It will form the base of this blog entry. Where Jazz, Language and Ciphers Meet Playing […]
It’s both a very happy and sad day here in Bangkok. Sad, because not in a long time have people been so politically polarized … to the point that today people are baying for blood from both sides of the spectrum. Now the GOOD news…. I’ve just finished my latest video edition and posted it […]
The Art of Language “We are wired to learn languages! …- That’s what I was told from childhood, that’s what I believed and that’s what I’ve become.” This is an exciting week for me! … and NO I didn’t make a spelling mistake… and NO your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you 🙂 …well… maybe […]
Turning a Love for Language into a Career – Stuart Jay Raj’s Response to a Letter from a Frustrated Polyglot
I just received a letter from another Polyglot that I had come into contact by a fantastic language learning site out there – how-to-learn-any-language.com . After asking his permission, I’ve pasted the letter and my response here in the hope that it might be of assistance to other frustrated language lovers. Original Email: Dear Stuart, […]