ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

When Will AI Exceed Human Abilities? It Won’t Be Long, According to Study

      Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be able to translate materials as well as human experts in less than 20 years, according to a recent study that surveyed specialists in the AI field for their take on progress in machine learning. The study, conducted ...

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Subtitle Hack Puts Millions at Risk

  Social media round-up for October 21, 2016 This week on the Common Sense Advisory blog, Arle Lommel asked us all if we could be missing business opportunities because we might be targeting in the wrong language. Food for thought. We are embracing the future ...

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Are Translators Worried About MT Taking Their Jobs? Yes and No

  The fictionalized robot, Hal, made his debut in 2001: A Space Odyssey nearly 50 years ago. More than four decades later, it doesn’t seem like we’ve reached the level of super intelligence that was portrayed in the film, but we’re definitely getting close. ...

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When Machine Translation Works, and When It Doesn’t

      If you haven’t been living under a rock for the past year, you’ll know that Machine Translation (MT) and its applications continue to gain traction as one of the hottest topics in the language industry. The ongoing debate on whether this new technology ...

Topics: Global News, Language Learner, Strategy, Technologies, Technology, Translation