Tag: google translate

24 languages added to Google Translate using zero-shot translation

f the 24 languages added to Google Translate this week, only three are available on Microsoft Translator. The addition brings the number of languages offered on Google Translate to 133.

Linguistic gender bias goes further than you may expect

In a paper published in Science Advances, the team of researchers found that speakers tend to use the word “people” in contexts more frequently associated with men than with women. The study could potentially shed further light on the gender bias in machine translation (MT).

Amazon Translate, Google Translate, Susceptible to Attacks

Toward the end of 2020, Amazon launched a Live Translation feature for its Alexa virtual assistant — according to a recent report from How-To...

Google Releases Dataset to Address Gender Bias

In an effort to address the gender bias in its neural machine translation (NMT) technologies, Google has recently released a new dataset that appears...

Study Explores Areas of Improvement in Machine Translation

As machine translation (MT) has become more and more prevalent in our day-to-day lives, it seems that so too have comical, and sometimes harmful,...

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...

Weekly Shorts | March 19, 2021

Memsource partners with Gridly Game CMS to deliver localization workflow for game studios A recent Memsource-Gridly integration allows game companies to localize game content faster,...

Weekly Shorts | February 26, 2021

Lengoo raises 20 mill USD Machine translation maker Lengoo has raised 20 million USD in a series B investment round, American business news site TechCrunch...

One Year In, Kinyarwanda Google Translate Still Flawed

One year ago this month, Google Translate added Kinyarwanda — a language principally spoken in Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda and Tanzania. And...

Google Translate Causes Vaccine Mishap

Last week, MultiLingual reported on a Virginia Department of Health website translation error that incorrectly told Spanish speakers they don’t need coronavirus vaccines. New information...

Top Lesser-Known Google Translate Tricks

Even people who have never heard of machine translation have often heard of Google Translate — because it makes communication easier. Sure, it makes...

Monitoring your multilingual website’s performance during quarantine traffic

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, computers and smartphones are one of the few mediums people use to stay connected. This presents ripe website traffic opportunities.