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In its latest development of language-generating AI, OpenAI has created GPT-3, its most massive language model to date. The AI represents some of the best and worst parts of language. Speech-related AI is break...
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Jonathan Pyner
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August 7, 2020
Nimdzi’s top localization influencers list has garnered a lot of online debate and commentary over the past few weeks. Who’s on it? Who’s not on it? Nimdzi has just released an updated version...
Katie Botkin
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August 7, 2020
As many linguistically marginalized communities struggle to receive critical information about the COVID-19 crisis from national officials, the National Association of the Deaf has decided to file a lawsuit dem...
MultiLingualStaff
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August 6, 2020
A prestigious and lucrative literary contest, The Sheikh Zayed Book Award, recognizes challenging and inspiring work coming out of the Arab world or engaging with its culture — including a translation categor...
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August 6, 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 pressure COVID-19 has put on game de...
Jonathan Pyner
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August 5, 2020
Last month, iFLYTEK signed the Chinese-Arabic Language Translation Research Agreement with the Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (EMCIT). The EMCIT’s AI and high-performance compu...
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August 5, 2020
Translation app companies are continually developing new features that will better facilitate experiences abroad for users. Microsoft Translator’s Auto mode is the latest addition to its UX design. For travel...
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August 4, 2020
By the looks of his LinkedIn profile, Christoffer Nilsson is nothing short of a true startup success story. Even before graduating from Lund University, Sweden, he had co-founded Atod AB and Keyfactor AB, bot...
Marjolein Groot Nibbelink
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August 4, 2020
Kaltura REACH will integrate SyncWords’ automated localization to improve Kaltura’s video AI captioning accuracy and speed with hopes of increasing viewership. SyncWords announced recently that it has joine...
MultiLingualStaff
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August 3, 2020
Even people who have never heard of machine translation have often heard of Google Translate — because it makes communication easier. Sure, it makes mistakes sometimes. If you write an entry in a specific dia...
James Dorian
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August 3, 2020
A Shanghai library discovered a first edition copy of the Chinese translation of The Communist Manifesto, a book of continuing influence in the People’s Republic of China. The library of the Shanghai Academy...
Jonathan Pyner
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July 31, 2020
Translators without Borders has joined TICO-19, a coalition of academic institutions and industry partners, in an effort to translate and localize urgent health-related resources and materials into languages wi...
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July 31, 2020