Artificial Intelligence and Translation Technology

By The ATA Chronicle | March 8, 2019

I recently asked all the translation technology vendors that came to mind this question: What are the areas in which you see artificial intelligence…

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ATA Position Paper on Machine Translation: A Clear Approach to a Complex Topic

By ATA | August 14, 2018

ATA’s position on Machine Translation Machine translation is one of several valuable tools that translators can use to produce a professional translation. For reliable…

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Language Technology Wiki: A Project “Devoted to Helping Evolve the Next Generation of Language Technology with Your Help”

By The ATA Chronicle | March 20, 2018

At the end of last year I made a list of personal and professional achievements from 2017, which made me feel very positive about…

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Tablets for Interpreters: The Device You Didn’t Know You Wanted

By The Savvy Newcomer | January 30, 2018

Reblogged from The ATA Chronicle with permission by the authors (incl. the images) Just as increases in laptop storage and processing capacity led to the replacement…

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DeepL Questions

By The ATA Chronicle | October 31, 2017

When DeepL, the neural machine translation engine (, was released at the end of August, it took me a few weeks to talk to…

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Translators without Borders and Technology

By The ATA Chronicle | July 17, 2017

Translators without Borders is a nonprofit organization based in the U.S. that “aims to close the language gaps that hinder critical humanitarian and development…

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Morphing into the Promised Land

By The ATA Chronicle | March 21, 2017

I’ve been very interested in morphology in translation technology. No, let me put that differently: I’ve been very frustrated that the translation environment tools…

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Computer-Assisted Translation Tools: A Digest

By The Savvy Newcomer | March 14, 2017

I recently asked the community of translators on ATA’s Business Practices listserv to weigh in on the pros and cons of the Computer-Assisted Translation…

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Neural Machine Translation

By The ATA Chronicle | September 9, 2016

Do we need to start shivering in fear when we hear folks talking about neural machine translation? There has been much in the news…

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Taking Advantage of an Opportunity

By The ATA Chronicle | May 19, 2016

The story of how one translator taught himself what he needed to know to be able to take advantage of an opportunity. Let me…

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Why Machine Translation Should Have a Role in Your Life. Really!

By The Savvy Newcomer | May 3, 2016

By Spence Green (@LiltHQ) Reblogged from the The Language of Translation blog with permission from the author (incl. the image) Guest author Spence Green talks…

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Tech Talk: Software and Tools for Translators

By The Savvy Newcomer | February 9, 2016

In 2014, I made two life-changing decisions: I committed to working as a freelance translator, and I purchased a PC after years of Apple…

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