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Automating Computer Tasks Is Easier than You Think

By The ATA Chronicle | May 19, 2021

Whenever I face a repetitive task, I wonder if there’s a way to automate it to make it go faster. This weekend, for instance, I…

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Why Your Website Needs a Contact Form and How to Get It Right

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

Contact forms on websites are nothing new these days. But not all freelance translators or interpreters take advantage of them. There are a lot of…

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(More) Advanced Human-Computer Interaction for Translators

By The ATA Chronicle | January 28, 2021

A Conversation with Samuel Läubli and Nico Herbig Still on a high from the conversation I had a few months ago with Lynne Bowker, Vassilina…

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Practical Strategies to Capture Notes Virtually When Providing Remote Interpreting

Discover free technology resources to improve your remote interpreting services. The pandemic has forced us to adapt to interpreting from home. In this webinar…

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Translating in the Age of Neural Machine Translation, Part I

Artificial intelligence and neural networks are disrupting many industries, and translation is no exception. The question is not whether these technologies will impact the…

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Post-Editing: How to Make Machine Translation Work for You

This webinar is presented in Spanish. Should we trust the “man vs. machine” rhetoric that we often see in public media and translation forums,…

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Find resources written by working translators and interpreters who have been where you are right now.

The usefulness of CAT tools

By The Savvy Newcomer | June 16, 2020

This post originally appeared on Translating is an Art blog and it is republished with permission. I find that a lot of people only use CAT tools for repetitive texts. And that is of course what they were originally developed for. Modern CAT tools, however, have so many other useful features that it’s worth considering…

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Work smarter, not harder: Scripts to enhance translator productivity

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 11, 2020

*Note: The instructions found in this post should work on the majority of Windows computers. Apple users, let us know if you come up with your own way of making this work! Recently, my IT guy [husband] set me up with a great new tool. It has made my life as a translator so much…

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So You Want to be a Freelance Translator (or Interpreter): Tech and Tools

By The Savvy Newcomer | April 23, 2019

This post is the fifth and final (first post, second post, third post, and fourth post) in a series of posts written in response to questions we at The Savvy Newcomer have received. Sometimes these questions have come from people within the translation world, but also from bilingual friends and family who are interested in…

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