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wordycat – new online network for translators and interpreters

wordycat – new online network for translators and interpreters | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
The objective of the new online network wordycat is to join corporations and language professionals at eye level. Members are selected through referrals and strict criteria.
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10 Factors That Help Determine Translation & Interpretation Fees

10 Factors That Help Determine Translation & Interpretation Fees | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
So you think: "Translating and interpreting is easy, anyone who knows two languages can do it. It should be really cheap, right?" Wrong. Let's examine in detail what really determines the cost of translating and interpreting.1.
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Social media: distinctions between small and big businesses [Infographic]

Social media: distinctions between small and big businesses [Infographic] | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
Among the differences, the two groups employ quite different tools when it comes to managing their social engagement.
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Copywriting tips: critique of confusing Hyundai ad

Copywriting tips: critique of confusing Hyundai ad | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
Read my copywriting tips as I review a Hyundai ad that I found to be confusing, generic, exaggerated and stuffy. This print advertising seemed weak to me.
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Apple releases new iOS 9, OS El Capitan, and Watch OS updates to developers

Apple releases new iOS 9, OS El Capitan, and Watch OS updates to developers | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
The previews show developers a mix of under-the-hood and new or enhanced consumer-facing features.
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How to have a big idea: 21 inspirational tools, tips and websites

How to have a big idea: 21 inspirational tools, tips and websites | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
Want a big idea? Looking for tools, tips and websites to help you achieve creative, breakthrough thinking? This article has 21 amazing inspiration insights.
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ITI Membership – what it means to me

ITI Membership – what it means to me | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
This post was inspired by a recent quick poll on ProZ.com which asked whether respondents thought that being a member of a professional translation association had benefited their career. A stagger...
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Being good at what you do is only half the battle

Being good at what you do is only half the battle | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
Many freelance translators complain about the quality of the translations produced by translation agencies and the way that they “force” translators to accept extremely low rates. However, looking ...
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Tips For Translators: How To Spot A Bad Translation Job Offer

Tips For Translators: How To Spot A Bad Translation Job Offer | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
You will always get bad translation job offers, and the best way to protect yourself from accepting one is to spot out warning signs that will indicate that what the client is offering is not something that you should be doing.
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Minutes from The Savvy Newcomer Logbook

Minutes from The Savvy Newcomer Logbook | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
June 15, 2015. After a few months of letting The Savvy Newcomer ship fly the flags of other bloggers, the Captain and Crew had a team meeting to rediscover the world of original content. It had bee...
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20 Perplexing Email Acronyms, Decoded [SlideShare]

20 Perplexing Email Acronyms, Decoded [SlideShare] | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
If you've ever received an email that included "NRN," "EOM," or "OOO," this SlideShare is for you.
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Canadian translators worry wider access to software will lead to ‘hundreds’ of job losses

Canadian translators worry wider access to software will lead to ‘hundreds’ of job losses | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
Federal government translators are concerned that a plan to make a machine translation tool available to all public servants would lead to their jobs disappearing.
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The latest trends in life sciences localization

The latest trends in life sciences localization | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
Life sciences localization takeaways from the Life Sciences Business Round Table at Localization World-Berlin, from round table moderator Clio Schils.
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From Finnegans Wake to Google Translate

From Finnegans Wake to Google Translate | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
As soon as computers manage to crack Joyce’s prose, we’re all screwed.
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What non-translators think of translators

What non-translators think of translators | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
Over the past few years, I've had the pleasure of working closely with more direct clients on a wide range of tasks: consulting, recruiting, managing, interpreting, and translating. However, hearin...
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9 Striking Photos Of Borders Around The World

9 Striking Photos Of Borders Around The World | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
Any experienced traveler knows that it's possible to be in two places at once... and sometimes, even three. Some borders are simply metaphorical lines on a map.
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I Don’t Offer Machine Translation Post-Editing Services, Here Is Why

I Don’t Offer Machine Translation Post-Editing Services, Here Is Why | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
Update: I believe this post was misunderstood by some as a pamphlet against MT and post-editing altogether. Here, I am only referring to projects meant for
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Is There a Really Good Online Portal for Translators That I Could Join?

Is There a Really Good Online Portal for Translators That I Could Join? | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
  This is a question that relatively recent translators often ask each other in online discussion groups. There are many portals promising best results to translators interested in joining, an...
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8 Reasons to Fall in Love With Athens

8 Reasons to Fall in Love With Athens | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
Athens has a unique aura of the past mixed into the present. So here is my list of my favorite places, some lesser known than others but nevertheless worthy of exploration.
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Reach by Unbabel, Episode 2 -- Silvia Oviedo Lopez, Pinterest's Head of International Product & Operations

Reach by Unbabel, Episode 2 -- Silvia Oviedo Lopez, Pinterest's Head of International Product & Operations | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
In Episode 2, Vasco talks with Silvia Oviedo Lopez (Twitter, LinkedIn) Pinterest's Head of International Product & Operations. Because this episode is nearly 60 minutes long, we split it into t...
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Translation is a work of art

Translation is a work of art | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
by Ela Hoffman @elemele
Translators are the unsung clandestine heroes working on the fringes, the conduits of information from one language and culture to the next. They work alone, unnoticed, that is...
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Lifelong learning is part of a linguist's job description

Lifelong learning is part of a linguist's job description | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
For our second guest post, we invited Catherine Christaki of LinguaGreca Translations to share her thoughts on what lifelong learning really means.
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Just how effective are language learning apps?

Just how effective are language learning apps? | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
Language experts review how one of the world's most popular language learning apps measures up against traditional teaching.
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Professional marketing translations help you sell more

Professional marketing translations help you sell more | Lingua Greca Translations | Scoop.it
3 reasons why professional marketing translations help you increase your sales.
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