No time to read all tweets, scoops, blogs? Here is a summary of the Top Ten LT stories of the month, selected by our LangTechNews editor Andrew Joscelyne. Enjoy – and if you have a newsworthy story, contact us.

1. Surprisingly, reflections on natural language generation and the “death of the author” was our tweet of the month.

2. Global market predictions are always welcome, but “iffy”. Government intelligence is naturally an interesting target.

3. Automating drafting tasks in the insurance industry is coming your way.

4. LT startups can start up anywhere. Narrativa is the first from the UAE.

5. Expert System is a powerful trend-setter in the LT space.

6. DeepL goes into business. At last, a new (EU) challenger in the online MT space.

7. Time to stop the hype over machine learning. Reality check.

8. Is Mondly’s app the future of language learning?

9. uses blockchain tech to securely analyse human biology data. A breakthrough?

10. Dutch publisher De Gruyter digitises their entire holdings going back to the 17th century.