Linguistic Paranoia

Kudos to Nataly Kelly of Common Sense Advisory, whose recent editorial submission to the Boston Globe, Caught in the grips of linguistic paranoia, was...

Across thinks large

Do you remember the vehicle ad campaign in the early sixties “Think Small”? It was a great campaign to catch the American market’s eye...

Cross-Culturally Collaborating Together — Global Marketplace Message

An interactive exercise presented to the attendees at the Localization World 2008 conference in Berlin: Find someone from another country of origin. Mutually agree upon...

Cross-Culturally Collaborating Together — Country Cultural Aspects

An interactive exercise presented to the attendees at the Localization World 2008 conference in Berlin: Find someone from another country of origin. Ask them to...

Aberdeen group contrasts Best-in-Class with “Laggards”

If you’re interested in getting a copy of the Aberdeen group’s recent “Documentation Goes Global” report (at the price of an e-mail address), click...

Localization in the Time of Love and Cholera

Localization pops up in some of the most interesting ways. Recently, I was working my way through Gabriel García Máquez’s Love in the Time...

Microsoft launches Language Portal

Microsoft’s newly launched Language Portal contains information for language professionals such as an IT terminology search tool and a localization download site. Thanks go to...

Misinterpretation Abounds in Irish Court Rooms

Inspired by Adam Wooten’s blog posting Why is the Media Obsessed with the Cost of Public Translation?, I dug deeper and found a report...

Paypal and International Sales?

Laurel Delaney, in The Global Small Business Blog (a great resource) tells us about the new information on the PayPal site about selling overseas...