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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Where are Facebook, Google, IBM and Microsoft taking us?

Fascinating article from TAUS: " It’s become a standing joke in technology crystal-ball gazing: fully automatic machine translation will be available “within five years”, a prediction made regularly since the 1980s. Well, this time it seems to be true."

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

What is your opinion about machine translation?

Many companies in the industry are taking the view that linguists are an unnecessary cost in localization and should be replaced by computer automated translation.

In the overall rush to various "systems" for localization, no one is getting feedback from the linguists themselves.

This week, we started polling our resources on the following questions related to the current issues in the industry: