Tag: Tim Brookes

The Ambassadors

Brookes uses two examples of health crises while traveling to illustrate the need for high-quality translation services in hospitals around the world. While encouraging developers to make hospital-specific apps, Brookes also argues that only real language professionals can provide the initiative and compassion that is so valuable when a person’s health is on the line.

The Euro of Gibberish

Dive into the early days of Google Translate, where machine translation was more Wild West than refined art. Brookes reminisces about a time when translated text resembled a rollercoaster of linguistic twists and turns, more baffling than enlightening. Join him on a humorous exploration of the challenges and charm of Google's early attempts to bridge languages, as he discovers its unintentional creation of a universal gibberish.