Amazon Web Services (AWS) markets itself as a means for companies of all sizes to reach a global market and harness the power of the internet without the need to set up the necessary infrastructure and technical know-how. Naturally, with clients from all over the world, there’s no shortage of communication and language challenges to overcome.
The debate around human parity in machine translation — whether or not we’ll achieve it in our lifetimes and its potential impact on the language services industry — is hotly contested. Here, MultiLingual’s Andrew Warner dives into the history of this topic and gains insight from language industry experts to see how close we are to reaching human parity in MT and what it could mean for human translators.
All too often, women in the technology industry struggle to get the recognition they deserve. Throughout her career, Mimi Hills has seen her fair share of bias in the industry — in her latest for MultiLingual, she shares ten tips for women looking to pave their way to success in the industry.
Sometimes things become reality if you only put the right label on it. With that, the view on the real concept itself often becomes blurry or too shiny to recognize its real value. Let’s have a look into the newly created notion of LangOps, or ContentOps.
As the world becomes more globalized, language is crucial for many companies as they connect with clients internationally.
It’s June, 1987, and a small brick office in Sandpoint, Idaho, reverberates with the monotonous “ca-choong” of staples being driven through 29 sheets of heavy paper. Pushing down on the industrial stapler is Seth Thomas Schneider, founder of MultiLingual Computing. Thirty-five years later, there are two hard copies left of the first issue, slowly turning beige and brittle in another brick office in Sandpoint, a stone’s throw from where they were created.
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