Tag: Google

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...

Google, gender and money

Google is scrambling to distance itself from a ten-page memo currently circulating around the internet and written by an employee. A male, self-described "classical...

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...

Arabic Web Days

A great initiative is being launched by Google to increase the volume of Arabic web content on the web. Google tell us that to...

The Berlin Wall of Code

Too soon? Hardly. I took that photograph at the Google Developer Day in Berlin in November 2011. Google runs these events globally. The event itself...

Google Translate is Finished. Again.

We've heard this before. This time it's somewhat truer. Google Translate itself (http://translate.google.com/) isn't finished, but the API allowing third-party developers to use Google...