What Are Translation-Specific Tool Providers and Developers Doing to Assist Translators During COVID-19?
In light of the current situation, it was suggested that I write something connecting technology with our all-consuming health crisis. None of us can…Read More
Like Two Porcupines Making Love—VERY CAREFULLY!
This was likely the best answer (and certainly the cleverest) response I read on a large cork board located in the registration area at…Read More
Taking Screenshots on a Windows System
Screenshots are pictures of the complete or partial computer screen, and taking screenshots is often part of a translator’s job description. For instance, you…Read More
Of Translators and Librarians
This was the title of a short article I wrote a little more than 10 years ago, in 2008. The point of the article…Read More
Using Neural Machine Translation Beyond Post-Editing
In the past, I’ve conducted a number of back-and-forth email conversations with experts on topics that are interesting and useful to me and, hopefully,…Read More
Artificial Intelligence and Translation Technology
I recently asked all the translation technology vendors that came to mind this question: What are the areas in which you see artificial intelligence…Read More
Wondrous Things at the ATA59 Dictionary Exchange
Here’s a story that at first glance might not make sense in a technical column, but then maybe that’s exactly where it should be.…Read More
Common Sense Advisory (CSA, commonsenseadvisory.com) coined the term “augmented translation” some time back, and while I always felt that I understood what it meant,…Read More
Too Much Data?
I’ve been pondering a lot about one of the most dramatic changes we’ve seen in the world of translation. And now you say: Yes,…Read More
When DeepL, the neural machine translation engine (www.deepl.com/translator), was released at the end of August, it took me a few weeks to talk to…Read More
Translators without Borders and Technology
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…Read More
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