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Six Remote Simultaneous Interpreting Platforms and Zoom

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

Remote simultaneous interpreting (RSI) is the new reality. So, what are some of the RSI platforms out there and what features do they offer? What are the technical requirements to support these platforms on your workstation? Let’s get a better idea of what to look for in terms of functionality by comparing some of the more popular platforms on the market.

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Women and Machine Translation

By The ATA Chronicle | November 20, 2020

It has always bothered me that there seems to be a serious under-representation of women who are involved in the development of machine translation (MT).…

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Business Diversification?

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2020

I love the way some languages and cultures count. What speakers of European languages call “twenty” is rendered in the Papua New Guinea language of…

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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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The Remote Interpreter’s Companion

Scribbling on a piece of paper is so 2019. Especially in times like these, technology can help us break down walls with collaboration tools—particularly…

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Understanding Remote Simultaneous Interpreting

Remote simultaneous interpreting, or RSI, is here to stay. Will you sit on the sidelines or get on board? Attend this webinar with presenter…

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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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