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The ATA Chronicle is the official publication of the American Translators Association. Published six times per year, each issue offers resources and practical solutions to challenges facing translators and interpreters, as well as member news and announcements.

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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 speak. Tech giants are investing tremendous amounts of capital in NMT applications. Language services providers, big and small, are deploying it in production. And translators are increasingly using it in their…

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). Many of you know that this has been my favorite ATA event during the past few years because it allows us to be ridiculously generous with our own dictionary treasures while…

What Does Shrinkflation Have to Do with T&I?
By The ATA Chronicle | September 19, 2022

Have you heard of an economics term called shrinkflation? I hadn’t until earlier this year. Unfortunately, I encountered it in Spanish during an interpreting assignment. (Luckily, it was a practice assignment!) I did recognize the term and was able to render it correctly in English, but didn’t know exactly what it was all about, so…

Team Interpreting for Magistrate Courts in Texas
By The ATA Chronicle | September 19, 2022

Learn how Texas magistrate judges, court staff, prison personnel, and interpreters are working remotely to ensure that non-English-speaking and limited-English-proficient detainees understand their rights when facing criminal charges.

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