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OPUS-CAT: A State-of-the-Art Neural Machine Translation Engine on Your Local Computer

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

Neural machine translation (NMT) is one of the success stories of deep learning and artificial intelligence. Revolutionary innovations in the computational architectures made in 2015–2017…

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Is Applying ISO Standards to Information Security the New Black in Translation?

By The ATA Chronicle | September 16, 2021

Machine translation has grown exponentially. Translators need to adjust their standard practice to this new reality to provide high-quality translation services.

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Language Access in the Courts: How Technology Saved the Day During a Pandemic

By The ATA Chronicle | July 15, 2021

On March 17, 2020, the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara received approval for an emergency order to suspend all non-emergency services—all criminal, civil, family, traffic, small claims, and probate proceedings—until April 3. Little did we know the courthouse would remain closed physically, but operational nonetheless, for more than a year.

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Beginner Tips and Tricks for Trados Studio

Beginner Tips and Tricks for Trados Studio

Learn how to maximize the basic functionality of Trados Studio and boost your efficiency! Trados Studio is the most powerful and popular CAT (computer-assisted…

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The Magic of Automation

The Magic of Automation: AutoHotkey for Non-Programmers

Learn how automation can give you more time to focus on what you love most about your translation and interpreting business. So much of…

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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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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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