Tag: user experience (UX)

Common Sense Advice about Machine Translation and Content

You’d need to be living on the moon if you still don’t get it about how data quality impacts machine translation quality (actually, every kind of translation). But, what does this fact really mean when communicating with content creators? Writers, and information developers generally, have to contend with all sorts of “guidance” about how they...

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Ethnography in User Experience, the African Angle

I get to advise on global user experience (UX) stuff for Oracle applications, so I am always on the lookout for research opportunities in local markets and for information that might lead us there. The Everyone Speaks Text Message article in the New York Times (a surprisingly great source of articles on translation, language and...

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I work in user experience (UX). If you don’t know what that is, then check out this website. Fundamental to UX is understanding how people actually work. Recently, I attended the Google Technology User Group meet in Dublin, Ireland (well worth coming along by the way, thank you Google Ireland). One of the Google Developer...

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Word Lens: More Than Meets The Eye

You’ve probably heard about Word Lens by now. It’s a cool little iPhone app that lets you use the iPhone camera to translate the words on objects into another language, the resulting translation appearing in place of the original text on an image of the object itself. Very cool. Sign in a restaurant in Dublin’s...

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