Woofs to Words – Former Professor Working on a Dog Translation Device

By Atlas LS

Con Slobodchikoff is a retired professor of biological sciences at Northern Arizona University. He has spent the last 30 years studying the behavior of prairie dogs. His reason for doing so might seem a bit unorthodox, but his goal is to manufacture a translation device for cats and dogs. In recent years, he has used … Continued

Comprehensive Understanding Of The Use Of Translation Services

By Atlas LS

For companies who work internationally, it is critical to have proper communication tools. That is why translation services are a vital part of a company’s communications department focus. Whether for negotiations or productivity, conference translation services are vital to ensure that everyone involved has a clear understanding of the inner workings they are participating in. Understanding … Continued

Top growing career opportunity for grads? Interpreters & Translators

By Atlas LS

For college students getting ready to graduate, the biggest question that comes to mind is where they will end up for the first leap in their career. For students that are just beginning college or who still have a few years left to choose what they will do for their future career, they are best … Continued

Madison, WI Elementary School Students Translate Book About Ho-Chunk Culture

By Atlas LS

This week, we are featuring the youth who have completed a translation feat that is right up our alley in the industry of professional translation. A tribal grant has printed 2,000 copies of a book about Ho-Chunk culture which was translated by a handful of elementary students in Madison, WI. Lincoln Elementary School is proud … Continued

3 Times Google Translate Embarrassed Themselves

By Atlas LS

Arguably one of the most popular online language translation tools in the world, Google Translate is trusted by millions of users for quick, non-critical translation needs. Occasionally, however, Google Translate has completely dropped the ball, giving its audience hilarious outputs. Check out some of the best flops from Google Translate this year…   Have you … Continued

5 Ways to Avoid Translation Mistakes

By Atlas LS

Translation tools found online and in apps are great when considering what you are using them for. However, when considering the accuracy of the source text (or lack thereof), you might want to skip the AI version of the translation and go straight to a professional translator. There are translation errors all over the place: … Continued

Importance of Choosing a Certified Translator

By Atlas LS

The importance of choosing a certified translator over trying to save a few dollars on someone less qualified is a decision that could greatly affect your business. The last thing a business wants is an event where the translator miscommunicated what was being said. There are many instances to where this could affect the company … Continued

Translator Spotlight: Ziad Fazah for Speaking the Most Languages

By Atlas LS

Speaking more than one language is no easy goal to obtain. So, imagine being a *polyglot that can speak 59 different languages. Liberian-born Lebanese, Ziad Youssef Fazah, claims to be able to do just that. Historyof Ziad Fazah Born: June 10, 1954 Religion: Greek Orthodox Current Residence: Porto Alegre, Brazil Awards: The Guinness Book of … Continued

Digital Summit in Estonia Proved to be Lost in Translation

By Atlas LS

There is no doubt that AI and Machine Translation is amazing and their transformation from creation to present day is as well. However, these are accolades on a consumer based use, or the individual for recreational purposes, definitely not when it comes to business use or conference interpretation services. Take the example below for a perfect explanation … Continued