Translator Spotlight: Fernanda Pivano

By Atlas LS

For our next translator spotlight, we are featuring Italian translator, writer, journalist, and critic, Fernanda Pivano. Fernanda Pivano DOB: July 18, 1917 DOD: August 18, 2009   1917 – Fernanda Pivano was born in Genoa, Italy in 1917. Genoa is the 6th largest city in Italy and the capital of the ITalian region of Liguria. … Continued

Why AI Has Not Mastered Language Translation

By Atlas LS

The human race has come a long way in terms of connectivity. In today’s more modern times, the technology created and used to communicate with others is astounding. However, the language barriers of the past are still challenging in the present when it comes to business and marketing. When businesses need to communicate with others … Continued

Here’s Why Google Translate Will Never Outsmart Humans

By Atlas LS

Google Can’t Translate “Ness” – I can explain. The reason why google translate will never outsmart humans is that it cannot – and it may not – ever be able to translate our humanness. Sure that sounds poetic but the concept is quite non-fictitious. Google is impressive, quite marvelous really, nonetheless, Google is a machine, … Continued

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