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Machine Translation in the European Union

Machine Translation in the European Union | Translation News | Scoop.it
The European Court of Auditors hosted
Automated Solutions in Translation: Paving the Way. Renato Beninatto keynote. Moravia Machine Translation.

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The Languages That Will Net You the Most Profitable Translation Jobs 

The Languages That Will Net You the Most Profitable Translation Jobs  | Translation News | Scoop.it
Want to cash in on your language skills to land profitable translation jobs? There are several factors that determine language profitability.
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Amazon said to be working on translation services for AWS customers | TechCrunch

Amazon said to be working on translation services for AWS customers  |  TechCrunch | Translation News | Scoop.it
Amazon is working on an offering that would allow developers building apps and websites using AWS to translate their content to multiple languages
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WARNING: Machine Translation Hackers and Robots

WARNING: Machine Translation Hackers and Robots | Translation News | Scoop.it
Writing about Karel Č apec's robots for the preceding post on this blog has given me an idea so terrible that I hardly dare to publis
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How I’ve Finally become the Most Productive Project Manager by Getting Rid of Social Interaction

How I’ve Finally become the Most Productive Project Manager by Getting Rid of Social Interaction | Translation News | Scoop.it
Do you like going out with friends on the weekend? Enjoying a beverage together? Going out to dinner with friends and romantic prospects when you want to? Maybe you even like day trips out with fri…
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I need some vacation. Can you tell?

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13 Things Germans Love...And Expats Just Don't Get Why

13 Things Germans Love...And Expats Just Don't Get Why | Translation News | Scoop.it
Life in a foreign country means you observe some of the stranger traits of the natives. These are things much loved by the locals but I find them a bit crap.

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Instagram is adding automatic in-app text translation - The Verge - Events - Translation News: Translations News

 The addition of the feature brings Instagram up to speed with other major social networks like Twitter and Facebook, both of whom have featured automatic machine translation for some time now. Instagram says the option will arrive in July, but may not ... Instagram Is Getting An Insta, Information to take the opportunity to gather with collegues, customers, experienced professionals around the world

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Trudeau to the rescue: Canadian premier stepped in to fix translation issues at G20 

Trudeau to the rescue: Canadian premier stepped in to fix translation issues at G20  | Translation News | Scoop.it
Canadian premier Justin Trudeau saved the day at the G20 when he stepped in to sort out technical difficulties with the translation system. Mr Trudeau helped fix issues with the system that meant certain leaders’ words to their peers were being lost in translation, including European Commission president
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2nd INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN TRANSLATION TECHNOLOGY

2nd INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN TRANSLATION TECHNOLOGY | Translation News | Scoop.it
Workshops on translation technologies KU Leuven
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A map of Europe by each nation's most iconic artwork

A map of Europe by each nation's most iconic artwork | Translation News | Scoop.it
An ingenious mapmaker has posted a map of Europe, featuring well known paintings as the graphic for each territory. It's really a thing of beauty and was posted to the r/mapporn subreddit on 13 April 2017, by user u/halfabluesky.

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Johnson: Translation platforms cannot replace humans | The Economist

Johnson: Translation platforms cannot replace humans | The Economist | Translation News | Scoop.it
ARAB newspapers have a reputation, partly deserved, for tamely taking the official line.
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Machines can partly replace humans now, but what about in 10 years from now?

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A Guide to Translation Approach by Content Type

A Guide to Translation Approach by Content Type | Translation News | Scoop.it
All content is not translated equally. We review the many translation approaches out there, and which ones are best suited to your various content types.
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USA (Florida) - Interpreter and Translation Services - Deadline May 8,2017, Translation and Interpretation RFP USA , Translation and Interpretation RFP Florida 

USA (Florida) - Interpreter and Translation Services - Deadline May 8,2017, Translation and Interpretation RFP USA , Translation and Interpretation RFP Florida  | Translation News | Scoop.it
USA (Florida) - Interpreter and Translation Services - Deadline May 8,2017, Translation and Interpretation RFP USA , Translation and Interpretation RFP Florida
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Build or Buy | XTRF

Build or Buy | XTRF | Translation News | Scoop.it
I am often asked whether it is better to buy a management system or build one on your own. This question seems quite tricky, if you consider that I manage a
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I've been in that position recently. I finally decided to Build, and am regretting it since all the updates are costing a fortune, and eventually, it doesn't evolve as quickly as a solution developed for numerous users. On the other hand, once it finally works the way you expected, you don't have to pay every month #hardchoicesindeed

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When translation mistakes are funny, and when they are not 

When translation mistakes are funny, and when they are not  | Translation News | Scoop.it
Netflix has allowed translation mistakes for the sake of a good joke: the film Okja
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When translation mistakes are funny, and when they are not

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Why Do We Need To Save Dying Languages?

Why Do We Need To Save Dying Languages? | Translation News | Scoop.it
With the death of a language, the ability to understand the culture who spoke it is threatened.
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Searching File Contents in Translation Memories and Termbases (or Any File!) in Windows Explorer

Searching File Contents in Translation Memories and Termbases (or Any File!) in Windows Explorer | Translation News | Scoop.it
While working on a Studio project that has old or multiple TMs, I often find myself trying to remember which TM was used for a specifi
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Very useful indeed

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European languages by number of native speakers

European languages by number of native speakers | Translation News | Scoop.it
There are almost a hundred different languages spoken natively in Europe, but only about 40 of them have 1 million speakers or more. The map below shows estimates of the total number of native
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3 Freelance Translator Nightmares (and How to Avoid Them) 

3 Freelance Translator Nightmares (and How to Avoid Them)  | Translation News | Scoop.it
If you think a job as a translator is all about knowing languages and being able to write well, I have some news for you: you’re sorely mistaken. It takes a lot of different skills to be a professi…
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"Blind Idiot" Translation

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A "Blind Idiot" Translation is a translation from one language to another where the translation is overly literal, grammatically incorrect, very awkward, or …
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A "Blind Idiot" Translation is a translation from one language to another where the translation is overly literal, grammatically incorrect, very awkward, or clearly misses what the word or phrase was supposed to mean.

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3 Reasons Why Translators Love Netflix

3 Reasons Why Translators Love Netflix | Translation News | Scoop.it
Everyone loves Netflix, right? Here are three reasons why translators love Netflix even more than most!
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SDL AdaptiveMT - self-learning machine translation

SDL AdaptiveMT - self-learning machine translation | Translation News | Scoop.it
AdaptiveMT machine translation engines in SDL Trados Studio 2017 self-learn from your post-edits so that MT output is unique to your style and terminology.
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Is fashion translation a good fit for you? | The Translator's Studio

Is fashion translation a good fit for you? | The Translator's Studio | Translation News | Scoop.it
Is it worth specialising in fashion translation? This article looks at the what, the who and the why of fashion translation.
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Certainly not my preferred domain, but there's certainly a bid demand in this industry.

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Trafilm - The Translation of Multilingual Films in Spain

Trafilm - The Translation of Multilingual Films in Spain | Translation News | Scoop.it
The TRAFILM project aims to describe the reality of the translation of multilingual audiovisual texts. We aim to discover professional and social practices along with the norms and criteria of this specific translation challenge. We also hope to validate and refine the theoretical models on audiovisual translation and multilingualism by describing and analysing a rich collection of data.
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The Art of Translation | Columbia | Harriman Institute

The Art of Translation | Columbia | Harriman Institute | Translation News | Scoop.it
RT @ColumbiaUP: The Art of Translation - 4:30pm today at @HarrimanInst https://t.co/3mDOa1iyIR #RussianLiteratureWeek https://t.co/bE4Rnbxu…;
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The Consequences of the Coming Machine Translation Armageddon Are Difficult to Predict

The Consequences of the Coming Machine Translation Armageddon Are Difficult to Predict | Translation News | Scoop.it
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