Bill Poser writes in Language Log about a recently deployed communications system combining Instant Messaging with machine translation. … [Read more...] about Multilingual IM In Iraq
I just delivered the first of several documents to a new client for which this is the first experience with translation. I knew I had not done enough client education when I got a call from their marketing VP, who does not speak any German, telling me that I needed to change the … [Read more...] about Getting It Right
Will the RWS saga soon reach its conclusion? As blogged on January 12 in the latest of a string of entries, their promise that the “check will be in the mail” turned out to be just hot air – perhaps not surprising. I sent an anniversary e-mail to Accounts Payable in January, … [Read more...] about Christmas In February?
Language Assistance Telemedicine, a Houston company, provides interpreters (and not “translators,” as Channel 13 News of Topeka, KS, reports it) with medical backgrounds and, what’s unique, a real-time link through which they can both hear and see the patients. Interpreters for … [Read more...] about Teleinterpreting
To meet a growing demand for qualified language specialists, Miami Dade College hosted an information session for people interested in pursing a degree in translation and interpretation on February 19. The only program of its kind in the state, MDCs two-year associate of science … [Read more...] about Outreach In Miami