Can a Translation Be a Masterpiece, Too?

Can a Translation Be a Masterpiece, Too?

Doesn’t translating a work of literature inevitably involve moving things around and altering many of the relations between the words in the original? In which case, either the original’s alleged perfection has been overstated, or the translation is indeed, as pessimists have often supposed, a fine but somewhat flawed copy. Unless, that is, we are …

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what interpreters can and cannot tell us about diplomatic meetings?

what interpreters can and cannot tell us about diplomatic meetings?

With renewed public debate about what interpreters can and cannot tell us about diplomatic meetings, we thought it might be a good idea to repost this interview we conducted last year with Laura Burian, Dean of the Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation and Language Education,- who is also an experienced interpreter at the highest levels …

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2019 TOP TRENDS IN THE TRANSLATION INDUSTRY

2019 TOP TRENDS IN THE TRANSLATION INDUSTRY

It’s the beginning of a new year which marks a fresh start for some and another year of the same old tricks for others who know they can’t keep a new year’s resolution for more than a fortnight… (you know who you are!). The new year also means new things for the translation industry as …

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How Rapid Growth in 2018 Transformed Media Localization

How Rapid Growth in 2018 Transformed Media Localization

Media entertainment is a high-growth industry, driven in large part by the digitalization of content, as online streaming providers have begun to challenge the traditional models of the big Hollywood Studios.Now that content can travel globally and is more readily available to local audiences, the demand for localized content – hence localization – is growing …

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A Translator’s Take on MT

A Translator’s Take on MT

There’s been a lot of buzz around artificial intelligence and machine learning lately. Both technologies are being heavily invested in, and their practical use cases range from gimmicky to life-changing. Depending on who you ask, emotions surrounding the topic range from optimism to fear. Freelance translators often loathe the rise of machine translation engines – …

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Terminology work (5) – extraction

Terminology work (5) – extraction

The terminology you are using appears in any written text, be it website pages, brochures, manuals, guidelines, contracts, reports… Check out the full article from here.

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