After watching a few World Cup games at bars, it’s clear to me that polyglots have more fun. I speak Spanish well enough to get around, but I wish that I’d taken Latin, French, and Hindi more seriously. But really, who has the time to learn another language?
Fortunately, Alex Dergachev’s Chrome extension BabelFrog is helping me turn everyday web browsing into a learning opportunity. Here’s how it works: click the frog button, select some text, see the translation. That’s it!
BabelFrog is an elegant and useful tool for inline translations. Frankly, I’m shocked that it only had two stars on GitHub. Here it is in action: