Translation errors and culture

The evolution of the internet, and in particular the growth of social media, has done wonders to reduce the vastness of our planet and...

Building professional relationships in Asia

It is true that the Northeast Asian countries, particularly Korea, China and Japan, share a lot in common. In fact, it could be argued that...

Visual Composer makes Citizen Developer a Citoyen du Monde

Interesting to see that Facebook has announced the launch of a multilingual composer tool that enables users to post their status updates in different...

Boaty McBoatface: Man versus Machine at Localization World

Yes, the whole Boaty McBoatface thing has now entered the language space too. Parsey McParseface, part of Google's SyntaxNet, an open-source neural network framework implemented in TensorFlow...

Global Branding and those “Minority” Languages: Business Benefits

Superb article in the UK's Guardian newspaper about the business benefits of branding using what are often snottily referred to as "minority" languages: Basque, Cornish, Irish, Welsh,...

European language providers predict further growth for €20 billion sector

Guest post from the Association of Translation Companies. We were excited to see this news on how the industry is growing, even in places...

Wearabletech: Gucci Translate Anyone?

This innovation from IconSpeak caught my eye recently, though not the attention of my credit card. It's a t-shirt printed with icons that enables global...

Why the language service industry provides better opportunities for entrepreneurial women...

Guest post by Isabella Moore, Former President, British Chamber of Commerce Happy International Women’s Day! This year, there has already been significant debate around the...

Third Localization Unconference Canada. Now a Tradition!

Oleksandr Pysaryuk (@alexpysaryuk) reports: It was the third time we held the Localization Unconference in Toronto. And our Canadian edition was again absolute fun and...