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I have spoken/taught at workshops and courses on translation memory systems, Web search techniques for translators and interpreters, client satisfaction surveys, again for translators and interpreters, and transcreation.
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Transcreation: when "simple" translation is not enough at 2018 MET workshops, Milan, Italy

Transcreation: when "simple" translation is not enough at 2018 MET workshops, Milan, Italy | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
Michael Farrell sets about establishing what transcreation actually involves by analysing how it differs from other language services, such as localization and traditional translation, and provides a little background and history of the term.
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Alla scoperta di IntelliWebSearch a Senigallia

Alla scoperta di IntelliWebSearch a Senigallia | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
La Sezione AITI Marche è lieta di invitare tutti i soci al seminario dal titolo "Alla scoperta di IntelliWebSearch" che il relatore Michael Farrell terrà il 16 dicembre 2017 presso il City Hotel di Senigallia.
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Learning to use IntelliWebSearch to speed up terminology searches

Learning to use IntelliWebSearch to speed up terminology searches | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
An intrepid group of translators turned out for a record nine-hour marathon workshop on virtually every feature of IntelliWebSearch and web search techniques, organized in Rome by the Lazio branch of the Italian Association of Translators and Interpreters (AITI) on International Translation Day.
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IntelliWebSearch: helping you speed up terminology searches

IntelliWebSearch: helping you speed up terminology searches | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it

LRG presents IntelliWebSearch: helping you speed up terminology searches - Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at UCL. Find event and ticket information. The time-saving freeware tool for Windows, IntelliWebSearch v5, avoids the multiple repetition of search operations and copy-paste operations. It is a sophisticated tool that semi-automates the terminology search process so your task can be completed more rapidly and effortlessly.

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Building a CMT engine as part of a postgraduate university course at TC39

Building a CMT engine as part of a postgraduate university course at TC39 | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
In 2015, I was asked to design a postgraduate course on machine translation (MT) and post editing. Following a preliminary theoretical part, the module concentrated on the building and practical use of custom machine translation (CMT) engines. This paper looks at how the task was successfully achieved.
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More is different. Il traduttore nell'era delle macchine "intelligenti" – Laboratorio Formentini

More is different. Il traduttore nell'era delle macchine "intelligenti" – Laboratorio Formentini | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it

Oggi la professione del traduttore si confronta con il passaggio a un livello di complessità tecnologica che sta rivoluzionando il suo modus operandi. Ne parlano Luisa Bentivogli, Michael Farrell, e Giordano Vintaloro.

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Translators need CVs like fish need bicycles at BP17

Translators need CVs like fish need bicycles at BP17 | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
BP17 Translation Conference Budapest. Freelancers are language service providers and should sell themselves and promote their businesses.
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Solving terminology problems more quickly with IntelliWebSearch (Almost) Unlimited at METM16

Solving terminology problems more quickly with IntelliWebSearch (Almost) Unlimited at METM16 | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
The workshop is divided into two parts. The first part takes a look at IntelliWebSearch 5 “straight out of the box” to see how it can be used to speed up and simplify terminology searches on the Internet. All the basic functions will be illustrated together with some of the most used program settings that can be adjusted to tweak the tool’s default behaviour...
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Off-METM activities: "A language is a dialect with an army and navy" at METM16

Off-METM activities: "A language is a dialect with an army and navy" at METM16 | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
Nothing like a “light” topic to get the conversation flowing. Gulp. Prepare for some lively debate inspired by sociolinguist Max Weinreich’s oft-quoted quip. Tin hats at the ready!
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Webinar I for the International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters

Webinar I for the International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
IAPTI and Michael Farrell, the developer of IntelliWebSearch, have got together to offer you an on-line training course covering the main features of IntelliWebSearch Version 5 and how to set the software up to solve some of the most frequently occurring search problems.
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Using IntelliWebSearch v. 5 to its fullest extent - 3 part course - eCPD Webinars

Using IntelliWebSearch v. 5 to its fullest extent - 3 part course - eCPD Webinars | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it

Michael Farrell, the developer of IntelliWebSearch, offers you an exclusive 3-part on-line training course covering everything you need to know about IntelliWebSearch v. 5.

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IntelliWebSearch at Wordfast Forward User Conference, Nice, France 2016

IntelliWebSearch at Wordfast Forward User Conference, Nice, France 2016 | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it

Translators, editors, terminologists, interpreters and lexicographers often need to check large numbers of terms on the Internet in the quickest and most efficient way possible. IntelliWebSearch is a sophisticated free-standing macro that semi-automates the terminology search process so your task can be completed more rapidly and effortlessly in the interest of your sanity.

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The Conspicuous Translator, at Vasile Goldiș Western University of Arad, Romania

The Conspicuous Translator, at  Vasile Goldiș Western University of Arad, Romania | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it

When should the translator stick out like sore thumb? Internationalisation through the art of translation and interpretation - International Conference, April 6th -7th 2017

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Festive Fun with IntelliWebSearch and AITI Marche

Festive Fun with IntelliWebSearch and AITI Marche | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
What could be better to celebrate the Christmas season than discovering the ins and outs of IntelliWebSearch in a three-hour workshop? Nothing, according to AITI Marche! Thanks for the hospitality and Merry Christmas to all.
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Helping speed up terminology searches in London

Helping speed up terminology searches in London | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
A pleasant evening in central London, discovering how IntelliWebSearch can help speed up terminology searches. Thanks to the ITI London Regional Group for the organization and UCL for providing the venue.
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BP17 Michael Farrell: Translators need CVs like fish need bicycles

Michael will attempt to persuade attendees not only that CVs are totally the wrong tool for the job, but are actually harmful. Freelancers are – in realit
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Roma, 30 settembre 2017, Imparare a usare IntelliWebSearch per velocizzare le ricerche terminologiche

Roma, 30 settembre 2017, Imparare a usare IntelliWebSearch per velocizzare le ricerche terminologiche | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
Il workshop è articolato in due parti. La prima parte prende in esame IntelliWebSearch "così com'è di default" per vedere come può essere utilizzato per velocizzare e semplificare la ricerca terminologica in Internet. Nella seconda parte, analizzeremo i problemi affrontati dai traduttori e dagli interpreti durante una tipica giornata di lavoro e vedremo come usare IntelliWebSearch per memorizzare impostazioni standard ed effettuare ricerche adeguate, letteralmente alla pressione di un tasto (tasto di scelta rapida).
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The conspicuous translator at METM17

The conspicuous translator at METM17 | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
Virtually all professional translators are told at some point in their career that they should strive to be invisible. However, the speaker believes that there are some circumstances when [translators should] ask their author straight out to consider rewriting the original to fit the translation.
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Photo courtesy of MET and Maria Luisa Barbano
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The truth about transcreation at BP17

The truth about transcreation at BP17 | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
BP17 Translation Conference Budapest. What potential clients think transcreation actually is, as opposed to localization or "simple" translation.
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IntelliWebSearch at The New Translator

IntelliWebSearch at The New Translator | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it

I would like to thank the IULM University in Milan (Italy) for allowing me to present IntelliWebSearch during the Translating Europe Workshop, which took place on 25 October 2016: 'The New Translator. Current Trends and Future Perspectives”. The entire conference was streamed live over the Internet and later posted on YouTube. Follow this link to see the IntelliWebSearch presentation in English.

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IntelliWebSearch at The New Translator, Milan

IntelliWebSearch at The New Translator, Milan | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
Martedì 25 ottobre, alle ore 10, in Aula Magna, l’Università di Lingue e Comunicazione IULM - Facoltà di Interpretariato, traduzione e studi linguistici e culturali - in collaborazione con la Commissione europea organizza il convegno The new translator. Current trends and future perspectives, una giornata di confronto tra docenti universitari e professionisti del settore per riflettere sul ruolo e sul futuro del traduttore in un contesto globale in rapida evoluzione.
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Webinar II for the International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters

Webinar II for the International Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
IAPTI and Michael Farrell, the developer of IntelliWebSearch, have got together to offer you an on-line training course covering the main features of IntelliWebSearch Version 5 and how to set the software up to solve some of the most frequently occurring search problems.
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A "Mad Patent Translator" on "Client Satisfaction Surveys for Freelance Translators"

A "Mad Patent Translator" on "Client Satisfaction Surveys for Freelance Translators" | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it

"It actually never occurred to me that I could find out from my clients what they think about me and my services by simply sending them a short “Client Satisfaction Survey”, for example with a completed job, although it would be quite a simple thing to do." - A "Mad Patent Translator" reviews "Client Satisfaction Surveys for Freelance Translators" and other articles in the Jan/Feb 2016 edition of the ATA Chronicle.

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Seminario "Alla scoperta di IntelliWebSearch" a Milano

Seminario "Alla scoperta di IntelliWebSearch" a Milano | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
Traduttori, revisori, terminologi, interpreti, e lessicografi spesso hanno l'esigenza di controllare numerosi termini in Internet nel modo più rapido e più efficiente possibile. IntelliWebSearch è uno strumento sofisticato che semi-automatizza il processo di ricerca della terminologia, così il compito potrà essere completato più rapidamente e senza sforzo.
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The truth about transcreation - A closely guarded secret you really ought to know, at "Vasile Goldis" Western University of Arad, Romania

The truth about transcreation - A closely guarded secret you really ought to know, at "Vasile Goldis" Western University of Arad, Romania | Michael Farrell - Training for Translators | Scoop.it
According to that modern day oracle of wisdom, Wikipedia, “Transcreation is a relatively new term and its precise meaning is still being defined.” One of the aims of this presentation is therefore to overcome this shortcoming.
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Organized by the Modern Applied Languages department.
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