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Category: Localization Culture

1 week ago

Should Translators Be on Clubhouse?

Business News, Localization Culture, Marketing, Technology

By Terena Bell

Should Translators Be on Clubhouse?

Business News, Localization Culture, Marketing, Technology | By Terena Bell on Feb 18, 2021

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, translation is in the house – the Clubhouse, that is. Billed as the cool new social media app all… Continue Reading

Localization & Race: Disney’s Dubbing Controversy

Disney/Pixar’s localization of the movie Soul has generated some race-related controversy, according to The Independent. Released in 41 different countries, the film is about a Black… Continue Reading

Appalachia en Español

When you live in the Appalachian mountains, Spanish textbooks don’t always speak to you. That’s the realization that led Harlan County, Kentucky schoolteachers Chris Anama-Green… Continue Reading

7 months ago

Paper Mario’s Controversial Translation

Localization Culture

By Jonathan Pyner

Paper Mario’s Controversial Translation

Localization Culture | By Jonathan Pyner on Aug 05, 2020

Nintendo’s Paper Mario video game localization team has sparked a dispute about how it translated sensitive language from Japanese to Traditional Chinese. Even without the… Continue Reading

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8 months ago

The COVID-19 lessons businesses must learn

Localization Culture

By Christian A. Kruse

The COVID-19 lessons businesses must learn

Localization Culture | By Christian A. Kruse on Jul 14, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 has significantly changed how we do business. France's national holiday, Bastille Day, was celebrated this July 14 not with the usual… Continue Reading

8 months ago

Five tips for running a localization business in China through COVID-19

Localization Culture

By Ekaterina Chernavina

Five tips for running a localization business in China through COVID-19

Localization Culture | By Ekaterina Chernavina on Jun 27, 2020

Going through a financial crisis while your country is on lockdown is an experience we will most likely never forget. But even in this time… Continue Reading

1 year ago

Localizing for holidays in a changing world

Localization Culture

By Katie Botkin

Localizing for holidays in a changing world

Localization Culture | By Katie Botkin on Nov 27, 2019

Something we don’t talk a lot about when we talk about localization is keeping up with changing cultural ideology. Thanksgiving is a prime example. Held… Continue Reading

2 years ago

English to Japanese game localization considerations

Localization, Localization Culture

By Quin Callahan

English to Japanese game localization considerations

Localization, Localization Culture | By Quin Callahan on Apr 10, 2019

This is an interview with Clyde Mandelin (Mato on the web), author, blogger, video game localizer and more. Perhaps best known for his work on… Continue Reading

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3 years ago

The Irish Language: A Cereal Troublemaker Hits the Gaeltacht

Language, Localization Culture

By Ultan Ó Broin

The Irish Language: A Cereal Troublemaker Hits the Gaeltacht

Language, Localization Culture | By Ultan Ó Broin on Jun 18, 2018

I joined my son (aged 13) for breakfast and asked him if he knew the Irish for "cereal". Officially, the term would be "gránach bricfeasta"… Continue Reading

3 years ago

The selling point of being a responsible LSP

Localization Culture

By Russell Goldsmith

The selling point of being a responsible LSP

Localization Culture | By Russell Goldsmith on Dec 08, 2017

Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10. It’s a commemoration of the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly… Continue Reading

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