MultiTraiNMT: Neural Machine Translation for Everyone

By The ATA Chronicle | September 19, 2022

Neural machine translation (NMT) is on everyone’s mind. Its quality has become stunning, if not frightening, and it continues to improve even as we…

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Ridiculous Generosity

By The ATA Chronicle | September 19, 2022

I’m so happy to announce that we’ll once again have a Dictionary Exchange at ATA’s 63rd Annual Conference in Los Angeles (October 12–15, 2022).…

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Rites of Passage: Selecting and Preparing Source Texts for the Certification Exam

By The ATA Chronicle | September 19, 2022

Ask an ATA certification exam grader to name the most difficult thing about the job, and chances are they’ll reply, “passage selection.” You might…

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From the President-Elect: The Final Countdown!

By The ATA Chronicle | September 18, 2022

From the President-Elect Veronika Demichelis veronika@veronikademichelis.com The countdown is on for ATA63! In a few short weeks (or days, depending on when you’re reading…

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From the Executive Director: Board Meeting Highlights

By The ATA Chronicle | September 18, 2022

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org The American Translators Association’s Board of Directors met in Chicago, Illinois, August 6-7, 2022. The meeting…

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From the President: The Board’s Annual Strategy Day

By The ATA Chronicle | September 18, 2022

From the President Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo president@atanet.org Twitter: @mszampaulo As I make my way home from the summer ATA Board of Directors meeting and…

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From the President: Change for the Better

By The ATA Chronicle | July 31, 2022

From the President Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo president@atanet.org Twitter: @mszampaulo I came across a copy the American Translators Association—1959-2009: A Professional Journey, written to commemorate…

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Bonanza! Striking Translation Gold by Mining Parallel Texts

By The ATA Chronicle | July 30, 2022

Let me start with a confession: I barely passed translation theory in college. I scraped by with a C after several nights in a…

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The All-New Trados

By The ATA Chronicle | July 30, 2022

I had a conversation about the new Trados with Daniel Brockmann, the principal product manager at RWS, and his colleague Andrew Thomas, the senior…

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How to Decide What to Post on LinkedIn to Market Your T&I Business

By The ATA Chronicle | July 30, 2022

Knowing what to post on a social media platform where your potential clients are hanging out can be a real challenge these days. I…

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From the Executive Director: ATA in LA!

By The ATA Chronicle | July 30, 2022

From the Executive Director Walter Bacak, CAE walter@atanet.org Planning is in full swing for ATA’s 63rd Annual Conference in Los Angeles, October 12-15. We…

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From the President-Elect: ATA63 Will Be Here Before You Know It!

By The ATA Chronicle | July 30, 2022

From the President-Elect Veronika Demichelis veronika@veronikademichelis.com ATA63 is just a few months away! I cannot wait to meet you all face-to-face in sunny Los…

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