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Here’s what people are saying about OpenAI’s ChatGPT

OpenAI, the San Francisco-based artificial intelligence laboratory behind the large language model (LLM) GPT-3 and the image generator DALL-E, launched a new tool on Wednesday: ChatGPT.

Talking politics in a low-resource language

A five-day workshop at the University of Kashmir culminated in the completion of a nearly 4,000-word glossary of political science terminology translated into the Kashmiri language.

Deluxe makes eighth acquisition in two years: Post Haste Digital

Almost four months after announcing it acquired the studio behind German-language dubs of Stranger Things and The Crown, Deluxe has announced another acquisition: Post Haste Digital, an audiovisual studio that specializes in English-language dubbing.

32 countries, countless languages: Linguistic considerations at the World Cup

Often referred to as the biggest sporting event in the entire world, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that broadcasters and organizers of the...

Total Economic Impact: Phrase Delivered a Return on Investment of 527%

Phrase, the global leader in cloud-based localization technology, has today released a study conducted by Forrester Consulting on The Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) of Phrase’s AI-powered localization platform

Training AI to read your lips — in multiple languages

While most speech recognition tools analyze audio alone, researchers have also made progress in developing visual speech recognition (VSR) models, which rely on visual input to identify what a speaker is saying.

A $350 million initiative to improve vaccine rates among underserved communities...

As US residents’ attention toward the COVID-19 pandemic declines, the department is hoping to make the vaccinations easier to access for communities that have been overlooked throughout the course of the pandemic — including people with limited English proficiency.

Do we have enough (human) translators and interpreters to help vulnerable...

Refugee crises across the globe this year — from the European Union to Martha’s Vineyard — have highlighted the importance of maintaining a large, diverse workforce of human translators and interpreters.

Machine translation is no substitute for humans when it comes to...

“I've been doing this for 27 years, and I have seen the evolution of the industry when it comes to translation technologies,” he said. “To translators and interpreters, I want to say: ‘You are not obsolete, you are important, you are needed, and you will be needed always.’ ”

NYC Marathon winner brings sports interpreting into the spotlight

When Evans Chebet won the New York City (NYC) Marathon this month, he became the first man in more than a decade to win...

Canadian interpreter’s workplace injury highlights on-the-job health risks

Although interpreting is far from the most dangerous job out there, it does present health risks — from acoustic shock to ergonomic injuries — that are somewhat unique to the profession.

Zoom adds sign language interpretation feature

The company has been on a bit of an accessibility kick lately, with the addition of a sign language interpreting view serving as the latest example of the company’s efforts to make the platform more approachable for users who might otherwise have difficulties communicating through Zoom. 

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