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How to Use Machine Translation to Increase Efficiency and Save Money

Posted by Deborah Contreras on July 12, 2019
Imagine there was a key that could unlock the business intelligence to help you get ahead of your competition, maximize sentiment analysis, improve day-to-day communication among your team members and train global teams without losing anything in translation. ...

Topics: Machine Translation

When and How Will AI Truly Understand Human Language? Is It Possible?

Posted by Jake Schild on August 27, 2018
In 2011, the American trivia game show Jeopardy! featured a special guest contestant: IBM’s Watson, a supercomputer. Watson was selected to compete against the show’s top winners, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, to see who would be victorious in this epic human ...

Topics: Featured, Machine Translation, Technology, Machine Translation

When Free, Unsecured MT Tools Fail: Five Examples of MT Mishaps

Posted by Jake Schild on August 13, 2018
Last week, Facebook received strong criticism for an embarrassing translation mistake triggered by its algorithm. After a 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit an island in Indonesia in early August, Facebook users poured forth words of support and sympathy, often ...

Topics: Featured, Machine Translation, Technology, Translation, Machine Translation

Back to Basics: The Benefits of Machine Translation

Posted by jason on April 20, 2018
If you’re at all familiar with the language translation industry, you’ve heard debate about the pros and cons of machine translation (MT), a technology that uses computer software rather than a human to translate text. Though the technology arrived in the ...

Topics: Machine Translation

The Benefits of Bilingualism in Business

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on May 11, 2017
The tremendous effects of bilingualism on the brain are well-known. They can improve your problem-solving abilities, shape your world perspective, and can delay diseases like Alzheimer’s. Another important benefit of bilingualism is the major advantage it can ...

Topics: Global News, Global Marketing, Language Learner, Localization, Strategy, Technology, Language, Machine Translation