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Top 5 localization tools

Top 5 localization tools for an internal translation department

Localization is a very broad process that includes various steps, tools, and procedures. It aims to produce a final product that is unique and culturally appropriate for the intended audience. Translation is only one part of this multifaceted process. Other aspects of the localization process include the adaptation of the graphic design of a product, …

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remote work

How perceptions are challenged by a remote work reality

Why it is so hard to break-free from the office working setting While 2019 was the year of “climate emergency”, voted as word of the year for 2019 by Oxford Languages, “remote work” does probably already qualify as a fitting successor for 2020. Global Workplace Analytics had forecast upward trends in remote work for the …

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Remote working

Our Journey Towards Remote Working

Our journey towards unconditional remote working began about 3 years ago. The truth is that even before that, there was occasionally the need to work from home for various reasons, such as because of mild indisposition and as a precautionary measure for our colleagues at the office, or for other personal reasons which usually had …

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blockchain translation

Blockchain and the translation industry: A positive view

What is blockchain technology? Blockchain is the name of a whole new, yet embryonic, technology. As the name states, blockchain is a sequence of blocks or groups of transactions that are chained together and distributed among users. Quoting Don & Alex Tapscott, authors of Blockchain Revolution “The blockchain is an incorruptible digital ledger of economic …

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What is Web Accessibility and how to implement it?

The Web has become an essential part of our lives. Although I do belong to the generation who can very well remember the time without the Internet and the Web, I cannot dare to imagine my life without it now. The way it brought the entire world closer, the immediate access to any piece of …

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Software internationalization pitfalls
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A note from translator to developer

Dear developer, It seems like we are a lot alike: You speak one language, but write in another; so do I. Your work pivots around communication; so does mine. You are addressing the world, “Hello World” 😊; so do I. Your everyday is full of codes and tools and platforms and systems; so is mine. …

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A note from translator to developer
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machine_translation

Is machine translation for me? 5 questions to ask before deciding to use machine translation

Machine translation (MT) is, according to its definition in Cambridge Dictionary, the process of changing text from one language into another using a computer. It is also known as automated translation, given that there is no human translator involved –at least in the first draft– and the translation is produced automatically. But which questions should …

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translation tools

Are translation tools threatening translation?

The question of whether translation tools (and technology in general) threaten translation depends on many different factors, and, basically, on how people conceive their purpose. The answer is indissolubly tied to how effectively the involved parties can leverage the advantages of technology, identify its disadvantages and set the limits. The first great impact If we …

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How accurate is Google Translate?

We all had texts that needed translation at some point in our lives. In those cases, certain questions have arisen: How much will my translation cost? Can I use Google Translate instead of a professional translator to save money? Will the translation from Google Translate be accurate? While searching for the best solution, there are …

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