Your All-In-One Printable Schedule for the 2017 ALC Conference ALC’s Annual Conference is the perfect blend of education, networking, and fun. You can expect invaluable education on the trends impacting the industry and your company. You will also have numerous opportunities to tap into the knowledge of successful business owners and make connections with like-minded … Continued
Can your personality change, depending on what language you are speaking? Published in 2000, Me Talk Pretty One Day, by David Sedaris, is comprised of a collection of essays that accounts different stories of bilingual individuals and their personality change when speaking different languages. Sedaris writes in the book that he remembers being taught French when he … Continued
On February 21, 2017, Humans went head to head with AI (artificial intelligence) software programs. The battle? An all-out translation competition held in Seoul, South Korea. The winner? Humans! Experts predict that AI is quickly improving. That it will not be long until they are at an accuracy rate comparable to human-level. The Competitors Four … Continued
Seoul, South Korea is getting ready for a human vs. machine battle. Also, the translation competition is set to take place at 2:00 pm on February 21, 2017. So, translators of the human side will go head to head with the machine translators of the AI (artificial intelligence) side. Who is competing in the Human … Continued
Google seems to make everything easier, and every now and then they present a new idea that grows into a must-have. Thus, we have Google Translate. Simple enough? Sure…but there is so much more to this fascinating program that many might not even know about. With over 10 years since its’ creation, there has been … Continued
Brief article as published in Chicago Lawyer Magazine and written by Kevin McQuire regarding Google Translate and it’s uses and benefits as well as its downfalls.
Brief overview of the Williams Sound IC-2 interpreter console as it compares to the predecessor IC-1.
Quick blog regarding a few tips for speakers/presenters when working with simultaneous interpretation.
Quick overview and comparison of the Listen Technologies Tour Guide System including the LT-700 portable transmitter, LR-400 and LR-500 receivers as compared to the Williams-Sound and Gentner line.
Brief article identifying and understanding what crowdsorcing is and how it relates to the language translation industry. The pitfalls of not using a professional translation firm to handle language projects and a short mention of Facebook.