ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

Pirahã: Brazil's Extraordinarily Mysterious Language

A tiny tribe living deep in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has some of the world’s top researchers questioning the fundamentals of human language. The Pirahã tribe speaks a rare and mysterious language of...

Tips for Marketing to Millennials Around the Globe

      Defined as people born between the late 1980s and early 2000s, millennials are one of the largest and most influential consumer bases, with an estimated $200 billion to spend each year in the U....

The Georgetown-IBM Experiment: MT's First Major Debut

In 2017, Language Service Providers (LSPs) are offering clients a plethora of Machine Translation (MT) options. In fact, today anyone with access to a computer can translate fairly simple sentences fr...

Everything You Need to Know About EU Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC

In 2009, EU Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC became mandatory for manufacturing companies selling or distributing products in the European Union. While it’s by no means new, Directive 2006/42/EC is a po...

Kathrin Bussmann Q+A: An Interview With The Worldly Marketer Podcast Host

      Kathrin Bussmann is busy. The Worldly Marketer Podcast host and founder of global marketing agency Verbaccino juggles both projects by herself, and has been doing so for the past three years. Sh...

ELL Compliance in Schools: Resolving 3 Common Issues

Both federal and local laws require school districts to provide translation help for English Language Learners (ELLs) and their families. Schools often struggle with ELL compliance. But they must stil...

CSA Research’s Don DePalma on Industry Trends & Keeping LSPs Relevant

  Common Sense Advisory (CSA Research) has made a name for itself as one of the big players in language industry news and research. The Massachusetts-based company produces research and blogs relating...

Sticking To The Script: Audio Localization 101

“Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud.” That’s according to author Herman Hesse, and it’s true. Speech introduces different phonetic pronunciations, does away with th...

A Day In The Life Of An LSP Project Manager

“What do you do at work?” It’s not uncommon for those in the language industry to answer this question. Assumptions about Language Service Provider (LSP) employees run the gamut, but the most common i...

Diwali: India’s Festival Of Lights

  This week marks one of the biggest holidays celebrated in India. Diwali kicks off Oct. 17 and is a five-day celebration, one of the most popular in the country. Diwali, or “series of lights” in Sans...

Software and Website Localization Testing 101

      There’s a lot that goes into a successfully localized software application or website. After you’ve translated your source materials, there are steps that need to be taken to ensure your content...

‘Itchy Feet’ Comic Creator on Language Learning & Cultural Competence

For Malachi Rempen, the decision to create an online comic wasn’t exactly an intentional one. The creator of Itchy Feet Comics had planned on a career in film, but his comic strip about learning langu...

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