Archive / February, 2012

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How to Make Your Post-Editors Happy

Post-Editors REALLY Hate Poor MT Output Translator anger over being asked to post-edit bad machine translation is at the boiling point. The hottest topic of discussion in 2011 on LinkedIn’s Automated Language Translation Group was translator anger as related to MT. This is a real issue, and not just for translators*. At last year’s GALA [...]

Want to End Poverty and Save Lives? Translate!

Want to End Poverty and Save Lives? Translate!

During all those years I spent “almost giving” I imagined myself serving food in a refugee camp, or teaching children in an orphanage. I never dreamed that my own métier- translation – could actually be a key to ending poverty and saving lives. The thing is, knowledge is incredibly powerful. Knowledge ensures better health and [...]