Tag: Google

Youtube to Add Several New Audio and Caption Features

Google recently announced last week that it will be adding a whole new series of features to Youtube’s closed captioning and subtitles, including a...

Microsoft Translator Now Available in 100+ Languages

The team behind Microsoft’s Azure AI platform recently announced that the company’s machine translation (MT) system, Microsoft Translator, is now capable of translating text...

Open World E07 Ft. Kate Edwards – LocFact #TheSims

Alexis: Hi, everyone. Welcome to another LocFact. Loretta: Hi, guys. For today's LocFact, we will be talking about a game that has sold enough copies...
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Microsoft Turing Model Tops NLP Leaderboard

A Microsoft-developed language representation model has been ranked among the best in the world on Google’s Cross-Lingual Transfer Evaluation of Multilingual Encoders (XTREME) public...

Google Presents Updated S2ST Model, Mitigates Deepfake Potential

When Google first announced the development of the Translatotron in 2019, the speech-to-speech translation program was commended for its ability to produce target language...

Timnit Gebru and The Problem with Large Language Models

In December of 2020, Google fired Timnit Gebru, a co-leader of their Ethical Artificial Intelligence team (Google continues to maintain Gebru resigned, though even...

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...

Google Launches App for Language Preservation

Google’s Arts & Culture team has recently launched Woolaroo, a new tool for learning and preserving Indigenous and vulnerable languages. Woolaroo is available as...

Weekly Shorts | May 7, 2021

Portuguese Diplomat Pushes for Official Language Status at United Nations Portugal’s minister of foreign affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, said in a press conference that he...

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...

Telehealth Firm Amwell to Adopt Google AI, Translation Tech

Promising advances to the telehealth services industry, Amwell will integrate Google Cloud AI capabilities for natural language processing and medical transcription services, among other...

Friday Roundup | Aug 29, 2020

News you may have missed from the last week Akorbi Ranked as Largest Woman-Owned LSP in the US Akorbi, a US-based group of companies specializing in...