Dan Jurafsky

The Language of Food

Dan Jurafsky

Talk: The Language of Food

Did ketchup really come from China? Can the words on a menu predict the prices? Do men and women use different words in restaurant reviews? THE LANGUAGE OF FOOD offers answers, along with insights on history, economics, psychology, and even evolution. Dan Jurafsky is the recipient of a MacArthur “Genius Grant” and professor and chair of linguistics at Stanford University, where he specializes in computational linguistics. He and his wife live in San Francisco.

Dan Jurafsky

Dan Jurafsky is the recipient of a MacArthur “Genius Grant” and professor and chair of linguistics at Stanford University, where he specializes in computational linguistics. He and his wife live in San Francisco.