Recently, Duolingo rolled out one of its biggest redesigns in years: Crown Levels. We wanted to make the learning experience even better by surfacing more challenging content while keeping Duolingo fun and motivating. Six months later, we have some exciting results!
by Joseph Rollinson on Wed 11 July 2018
by Jeesoo Sohn on Thu 11 January 2018
Recently, Duolingo hit a milestone that we are very proud of: our incoming software engineer hires from universities have reached a 50:50 gender ratio. This is a significant achievement in light of the historical gender imbalance in the tech industry. However, it didn’t happen by chance....
by Masato Hagiwara on Thu 16 November 2017
Today, we officially launched Duolingo’s Chinese course for English speakers – one of the most highly anticipated course launches in our five-year history.
by Michaela Kron on Thu 12 October 2017
Our analysis last year of language-learning patterns around the world yielded some interesting findings. For example, did you know that Swedish is the top language studied on Duolingo in… Sweden? (While initially puzzling, it turns out that the strong influx of immigration to Sweden in recent years is the likely …
by Adam Hesterberg on Fri 29 September 2017
And Now for Something Completely Different
As a Mathematics PhD candidate at MIT, many might guess that I spent my summer doing academic research on computational geometry (or something of the sort).
Instead, I jumped at the opportunity to do something completely different with my summer: I accepted an internship …