Tag: Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Weekly Shorts | April 16, 2021

European Commission Appoints New Director General for Interpretation Genoveva Ruiz Calavera has stepped into the role of Director General of the Directorate General for Interpretation at the European Commission (DG SCIC, the French-language acronym for the department). Ruiz Calavera began working in the role on April 1

Addressing the Gender Bias in Machine Translation

Google Translate has once again sparked a bit of controversy with users noticing a sexist gender bias in its translations. After a group of...
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AI Data Training Company Appen Sees Increasing Rise in Stock Price

This week, Appen LTD, a global leader in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) data, reported a 6.9% increase in share value — the...

In the future, smart homes will differ from country to country

Soon anything that connects to the internet will become ‘intelligent’. Integration of these technologies vastly differs across the world, cultural preferences and different prioritization all shape which smart home technologies we'll adopt in our homes. Smart home localization is already happening.

Conversational UI Language Design at LocWorld35

Conversational UI localization and language design skills are central to a great user experience. CUI means we moved from a "user"-centric concept of design to a human-centric one. After all, what could be more "natural" that talking to a computer? Both humans and computers "converse" in dialog, and it's the language design knowledge for such a conversation that's critical to delivering a natural, human-like interaction between the two.

Google Translate’s deep AI upgrade represents the future of machine translation

Artificial intelligence may seem like science fiction, but it’s technically existed for decades. In 1951, students at the University of Manchester created a program...

Language at the ❤ of Conversational Interfaces

A Chat About Language and UI Chatbots and conversational interfaces are all the rage right with startups, VCs, innovators and users alike. Messenger apps have surpassed...

Boaty McBoatface: Man versus Machine at Localization World

Yes, the whole Boaty McBoatface thing has now entered the language space too. Parsey McParseface, part of Google's SyntaxNet, an open-source neural network framework implemented in TensorFlow...