Conversational interfaces such as chatbots and voice assistants present many localization challenges — humor, for example. And that’s not even considering if the original content was all that funny to beg...
Ultan Ó Broin
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846
September 11, 2018
It’s happened: the most populous country in the world has almost reached peak smartphone saturation among internet users. 788 million people are mobile users, a whopping 98 percent of the country’s total us...
Katie Botkin
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August 27, 2018
Let’s talk about Japanese terminology. In Japanese, the personal pronoun 私 (watashi, I) becomes 私たち (watashitachi, we) thanks to the suffix たち (tachi, mark of the plural). The linguistic pheno...
Laura Di Tullio
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August 22, 2018
Being a seasoned localizer, I thought that localizing a job board (Gigajob.com) would not present much of a challenge, but I was pleasantly surprised with the knowledge that I gained. Gigajob has now been succ...
Sarita Desai
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August 10, 2018
Shopping Around For Sherpas Check out this superb article by linguist, lexicographer, columnist, and self-described “all-around word nut”  Ben Zimmer (@bgzimmer) in The Atlantic. Ben discusses t...
Ultan Ó Broin
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August 3, 2018
Money, Money, Money Meets Its Waterloo Apologies to ABBA fans about the cheesy introduction. But, mamma mia we need to talk about cryptocurrencies! The Chips Are Down For Fintech I enjoyed a must-read Medium ...
Ultan Ó Broin
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August 1, 2018
The word “Chinese” refers to a group of spoken languages which are as different to one another as French, Portuguese or Italian and to three distinct written languages: Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chine...
Frazer Robertson
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July 31, 2018
I am of an age where I can recall the pre-email intra- and extra-office communications process. Both were served by what is now called snail mail. External communications got a stamp and were posted at the end ...
Aidan Collins
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July 23, 2018
Businesses of all shapes and sizes make major personalization blunders on a regular basis. Although the spread and advancement of the internet has made large-scale personalization easier from a technical standp...
Patrick Foster
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July 13, 2018
You may never know how the light from a single sentence or idea may inspire someone in the world. To touch more people, you must speak their language, which means translating your book. But how to make your ins...
Ally Gilboa
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1466
June 25, 2018

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