Reinventing the Translation Industry: Notes from the TAUS conference

I recently participated in the TAUS event Reinventing the Translation Industry. The focus of the event was on imagining the translation industry a year from now, in light of our global economic and pandemic woes. But also with an eye on …

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Join me in reinventing the translation industry

I’m happy to be participating in the upcoming TAUS event: Reinventing the Translation Industry. This virtual event, taking place June 8-18th, poses the question: What will be the state of the translation industry in the summer of 2021? Following the scenario-based …

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Google and Wikipedia: Partners in (multilingual) content

In 2008, Google launched a project called Knol. Remember it? It was designed to replace Wikipedia. Google apparently wasn’t happy that so many of its visitors were quickly abandoning it for this nonprofit wealth of information. But Knol died a …

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A More Responsive Google Translate

Google Translate is the world’s most popular translation tool. The company says it now translates 30 trillion sentences a year across 103 languages. The key data point here is the 103 languages. No other free translation tool comes close to …

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