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For smartphone makers, speech-to-speech translation is key to success

For smartphone makers, speech-to-speech translation is key to success | Lexicool.com Web Review | Scoop.it
Since Google announced that it was shutting down its Translate API last Friday, many of the top bloggers in the translation industry as well as some of the broader tech blogs (like PC Magazine, ZDNet, GigaOm and Engadget) tried to analyze this move. All of it remains guesswork at this point, since Google has kept their precise motives to themselves.

I’d like to offer one more possible reason that the machine translation market has gotten so hot all of a sudden: it’s all about dominance in the smartphone market. Everybody is talking about smartphones lately, and most people either own one or are planning to buy one. Smartphone sales are through the roof in most parts of the world.
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Lingo 4.0, Terminology management system

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Terminology management application for creating and managing monolingual, bilingual and multilingual dictionaries and glossaries.
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La lingua italiana può ancora nominare tutto? Abbiamo le risorse per tradurre tutto ciò che scienza e tecnologia diffondono attraverso l’inglese? Lo chiediamo alla terminologa Licia Corbolante

La lingua italiana può ancora nominare tutto? Abbiamo le risorse per tradurre tutto ciò che scienza e tecnologia diffondono attraverso l’inglese? Lo chiediamo alla terminologa Licia Corbolante | Lexicool.com Web Review | Scoop.it
La lingua italiana ha ancora le risorse per rincorrere l'incessante sviluppo dell'inglese come lingua della scienza e della tecnologia? La nostra lingua è ancora in grado di dare un nome a tutte le cose? Lo chiediamo alla terminologa Licia Corbolante, che opera in ambiti informatici e tecnici, occupandosi in particolare di formazione e comunicazione interculturale. Gestisce il blog Terminologia etc. (blog.terminologiaetc.it), molto seguito e apprezzato dagli specialisti del settore e dai non addetti ai lavori, dove discute di lingua, terminologia e traduzione.
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TermCoord's Terminology Toolbox - In My Own Terms

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“ TermCoord put together an excellent collection of resources for the terminologist, the translator, and anyone who deals with terminology. A must-have resources that you just MUST have in your favorites. Terminology Toolbox contains the following tools: Add-ons: Term... Read More”


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Quello che il traduttore di Skype perde per strada

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Il software di traduzione in tempo reale fa progressi nell’apprendimento automatico, ma si perde le sottigliezze tipiche della comunicazione umana.


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MultiLingual:2015 Apr/May

Review of ABBYY SmartCAT http://t.co/filDRAsy9J Pages 12-14

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10 errori grammaticali ormai "in odore di canonizzazione" (e come non sbagliare più) - Il Libraio

10 errori grammaticali ormai "in odore di canonizzazione" (e come non sbagliare più) - Il Libraio | Lexicool.com Web Review | Scoop.it
Arriva in libreria "La situazione è grammatica - Perché facciamo errori. Perché è normale farli"
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Top 10 YouTube channels for translation technology « CATguru’s vlog

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YouTube is one of the most popular social medias nowadays and many actors of the translation industry – both companies/organizations and individual translators – are using it to promote their products or their views. I have listed in the table below the top 10 channels (by number of subscribers), as per December 9th, 2014. Do let me know if you feel I have forgotten a popular channel!

 


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#Youtube is playing an important role in the #translation industry

#terminology #linguistic

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Mind your language! Swearing around the world

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What makes a word profane, and how does cursing vary from place to place? James Harbeck explains. Warning: contains very strong language.
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Romanzi del passato? Dizionari del passato!

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Ti è mai capitato di tradurre testi di autori del passato, ad esempio dell'Ottocento?

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The greatest mistranslations ever

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After Google Translate’s latest update, BBC Culture finds history’s biggest language mistakes – including one that raised tensions in the Cold War.
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Glossary for the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

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This glossary has been reproduced (with some revisions) from Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms
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L'antiburocratese | Dizionario del parlar chiaro | Zanichelli Dizionari più

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La nuova rubrica dell’Osservatorio di Lingua Italiana che analizza esempi di italiano burocratico proponendone una riscrittura chiara, comprensibile, elegante.

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Online Terminology Program. English edition (2014-2016)

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“ The Online Terminology program is adaptable to the students' formative needs. Each module can be taken independently, or a complete postgraduate program can be built progressively by taking the following levels: " " " Registration " " Program dates " Online Master in Terminology Closed 14 Jan 2015 18 July 2016 Course of Postgraduate Studies: Foundations of Terminology Closed 14 Jan 2015 17 Mar 2015 Diploma of Postgraduate Studies: Terminology and Professional Needs Closed 08 Apr 2015 24 Jul 2015 Workshop I Methodology for Terminology Work OPEN unitl 16 Sep 2015 02 Sep 2015 03 Nov 2015 Workshop II Troubleshooting in Terminology Work OPEN until 25 Nov 2015 11 Nov 2015 22 Dec 2015 Workshop III Terminology Management for Translation Memories OPEN until 27 Jan 2015 13 Jan 2016 01 Mar 2016 Workshop IV: Neology OPEN until 13 Apr 2016 30 Mar 2016 17 May 2016 Master Project 01 April 2016 01 Jun 2016 18 May 2016 18 Jul 2016 Admission requirements University graduates and graduates of university-specific degree programmes. In exceptional cases, professionals without the required academic qualifications may be admitted depending on their professional experience. Enrolment Complete the online admission form. To complete your candidature, we will ask you to send us a series of documents that the Admissions Committee needs in order to be able to assess your profile and your suitability for the programme. CV Photocopy of university degree (if you are in the last year of your degree, you can provide the academic transcript for admission) Photocopy of ID Card or Passport Passport-size photo (jpg format) Additional documentation may be requested in certain cases.”


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Et les nouveaux mots du dictionnaire sont...

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L'édition 2016 des deux dictionnaires font la part belle à la contestation, la technologie et la cuisine. On y trouvera par exemple les termes "zadistes", "big data" ou encore "bolos". Les dessinateurs de Charlie Hebdo, Charb et Cabu, font également leur entrée.
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Mr., Mrs. or Mx.? Oxford English Dictionary Adopts Gender-Neutral Honorific

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The Oxford English Dictionary has announced plans to include a new gender-neutral honorific to represent transgender people. 'Ms.' used to be novel too.
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I’m so sorry! (The language of apologizing)

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by Kate Woodford From time to time, we all have to apologize (= say we are sorry for something we have done). This post looks at the language of saying sorry and also considers the way that peo...
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'Twittabolario', per giocare nel nome di Dante - Il Fatto Quotidiano

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Neologismi per gioco? Il muro portante di una creatività condivisa che possa ritenersi tale, soprattutto oggi, è da individuare nei luoghi d'incontro fra s
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Glossary of Stone Deterioration

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@ICOMOS #ISCS #Glossary of #Stone Deterioration now also available in #Czech #German #Japanese #Korean #Spanish http://t.co/5zkcfSMlbd


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English-Finnish-Russian: "EU-Russia Project Co-operation Glossary" - TermCoord Terminology Coordination Unit

English-Finnish-Russian: "EU-Russia Project Co-operation Glossary" - TermCoord Terminology Coordination Unit | Lexicool.com Web Review | Scoop.it
A Glossary with Finnish and Russian terms related to the management of international projects. It provides Finnish and Russian definitions and notes for specific and problematic terms.
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French must drop 'ineffective barriers' against other languages – minister

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Culture secretary Fleur Pellerin issues volte-face over laws protecting native tongue from foreign invaders and upheld by Académie Française

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French culture minister, Fleur Pellerin, focused on dropping barriers against other languages: "France should not be afraid of foreign words and should consider outside influences enriching. Its language needed to wake up to the real world and not build unnecessary barriers to linguistic diversity".

 
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Top 12 des mots qui n’existent pas dans tous les dictionnaires, mais qu’on utilise quand même

Top 12 des mots qui n’existent pas dans tous les dictionnaires, mais qu’on utilise quand même | Lexicool.com Web Review | Scoop.it
La langue française compte pas loin de 100.000 mots, et malgré tout on s'acharne à en inventer (et à en utiliser) de nouveaux. C'est bien sympa, mais le problème c'est que 1) ça n'est pas français 2)
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Linguee speeds up your terminology research

Linguee speeds up your terminology research | Lexicool.com Web Review | Scoop.it
Linguee launched a completely redesigned version last Monday, February 9, 2015. The new release features a more responsive interface that helps users to find their translations faster than ever.

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Say what?

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TALK into your phone in any of the big European languages and a Google app can now turn your words into a foreign language, either in text form or as an electronic...

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How will we speak in 100 years? There could be just 600 languages

How will we speak in 100 years?  There could be just 600 languages | Lexicool.com Web Review | Scoop.it
A linguist at Columbia University has warned the advent of technologically-advanced translating tools will not be enough to save the diversity of Earth’s languages and some cultures will likely die out.
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Siti multilingue: il ruolo del traduttore nel team di produzione web

La traduzione di un sito web è un processo complesso che richiede competenze ricche e articolate. Marco Cevoli ci parla delle sue esperienze di localizzatore e ci…
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