The Problems We Run Into With Translation Programs And Services

By Atlas LS

Translation software, programs, and websites all have their pros and cons. You cannot expect that every translation will be perfect because there are many things that happen when one language is translated into another. English is not a good language to translate into, and it is important that you understand how this process works for … Continued

The Present And Future Of Translation For Global Companies

By Atlas LS

Pavel Danaev, former head of the Sochi 2014 translations unit, is currently head of the Translations Unit at Sportsmaster. Sportsmaster sells over 150 affluential sporting brands. Danaev believes there is an evident similarity between the two. In both entities translation is a vital part of the day-to-day operations. There is a great deal of material … Continued

Google Translate is Not Good Enough for Court

By Atlas LS

This man was arrested because of Google Translate…but then was also alleviated from that arrest for the same reason. Foreign languages are tough, there’s no argument there. With the growing technological times and new “quick fixes” when it comes to things like translation, Google Translate can seem like a great tool. However, it is not … Continued

Facebook Messenger Translation – It’s Happening.

By Atlas LS

Facebook has announced at its’ F8 Conference that they will begin rolling out translation abilities within Facebook Messenger under the “M” suggestions.     Friends are now being created across language barriers thanks to this new feature. Chat Translation was announced as it begins rolling out within the “M Suggestions Assistant” found within the Facebook … Continued

6 Tiny Translation Mistakes that Made Big Problems

By Atlas LS

Speaking two different languages and translating two different languages are completely different things. Professional interpreters have special translation skills and work incredibly hard to continually develop those skills. That being said, one can notice the importance of professional interpretation most when translation mistakes are made. 6 Translation Mistakes that Prove the Importance of Professional Interpreters 1) … Continued

Google Translate: Is it helping or hurting how we travel?

By Atlas LS

Improvement or Ruin: Google Translate and Travel The Babel fish was created by Douglas Adams in The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. The fish could translate any language when placed in the ear, making the small yellow creature which was leech like possible the strangest creature in the universe. Adams got this and other things … Continued

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