Joshua Stephens - Babbel Magazine

Joshua Stephens
Joshua works in Babbel’s communications team, developing narrative strategy and storytelling in a variety of formats. He likes dogs, coffee, and books; dislikes socks.
Articles by Joshua
Behind the Scenes: Lana

Behind the Scenes: Lana

Our newest Engineering Manager talks to us about her background, her role, and moving to Berlin.
Learning the Ropes: A Dutch Rock Climber’s Language Journeys

Learning the Ropes: A Dutch Rock Climber’s Language Journeys

From the scenic mountains of the Netherlands to the Greek peninsula, Sascha Prinssen discusses how her love for climbing helped her cross language barriers.
Babbel: Perspectives, Vol. 3 Explores the Promise and Peril of Mobile Technology

Babbel: Perspectives, Vol. 3 Explores the Promise and Peril of Mobile Technology

The third installment of Babbel: Perspectives takes a look into how mobile technologies offer and hinder access to a more global and accessible future.
Advanced English, Drawn from the Headlines

Advanced English, Drawn from the Headlines

Samuel of Babbel’s Didactics team discusses our most recent Advanced English course, and how fluency can help paint a picture of how we show up to the world.
How and Why: Gender-Neutral Language

How and Why: Gender-Neutral Language

Babbel’s in-house presentation series, Strangers, explores the creative and community benefits of learning and using gender-neutral language.
Babbel: Perspectives Vol. 2 Tackles White Space in the Virtual and the Real

Babbel: Perspectives Vol. 2 Tackles White Space in the Virtual and the Real

The second edition of Babbel’s Perspectives lecture series features cognitive scientist Josephine Apraku on Whiteness in urban and technological design.
Babbel’s In-House Language Challenge: A Roundtable Discussion

Babbel’s In-House Language Challenge: A Roundtable Discussion

Babbel’s Didactics team hosts a roundtable discussion on better understanding the motivating factors of language learning.
A Subtle Violence: Gender & Marketing

A Subtle Violence: Gender & Marketing

Babbel’s employee initiative takes on issues of difference and diversity in marketing and advertising.
Automating Bias: When Machines Learn Gender

Automating Bias: When Machines Learn Gender

Babbel’s computational linguist, Kate McCurdy tackles the subject of machine-learning and moving towards unautomated gender stereotypes.