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Did you Know?  Fun Facts about Spoken Languages

As per the Ethnologue website, there are 7,151 languages spoken today. Languages are the basis of communication, and consequently of translation. Without them, the art of translation wouldn't exist. But do you know what is a language exactly? Where do they come from? What is an endangered language? We dug ...

Demystifying technical translation

"Technology is best when it brings people together.” Matt Mullenweg - “And so does technical translation.” AOT People communicate for all types of reasons around the world: selling, educating, sharing, inspiring… And translation is one of the keys to this communication. It breaks the language barriers to let communication flow ...
A person opens a giant book as we demystify technical translation.

Proofreading, Editing, Revising… What is What?

Do you remember when your teacher would tell you to proofread your assignment before handing it over? Well, we all make mistakes, don’t we? That’s why we’re perfectly human. That’s also why revising, editing, and proofreading the content we produce is fundamental. Even the most eminent people do this for ...
Quote from Rebecca Solnit: Nothing is ever so good that it can't stand a little revision

How can translation help your business to grow?

Snapshot of the industry & perspectives Companies strive to thrive internationally and to make their services and products available through the Internet. Consumer demand is in constant evolution, with wider access to anything they want. The world is becoming more and more interconnected with technologies. Emerging countries and growing immigration ...

MACHINE TRANSLATION IS NOT FOR EVERYBODY, ESPECIALLY US!

Machine translation (MT) means the translation of a text by computer with no human involvement and should not be confused with computer assisted translation (CAT). With CAT, a human translator will be assisted by translation software to translate documents. This software creates a memory of translated sentences that are then ...