ULG’s Language Solutions Blog

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

Posted by Jake Schild on June 2, 2017
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 by ...

Topics: Global News, Technologies


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

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on June 2, 2017
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 by ...

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


Subtitle Hack Puts Millions at Risk

Posted by Jake Schild on May 24, 2017
Looking for a foreign language subtitle for your favorite movie? Be careful. Check Point Software Technologies estimates that roughly 200 million video players and streaming platforms are vulnerable to a hacking scheme that utilizes corrupted subtitles to ...

Topics: Global News, Technologies, Technology


Subtitle Hack Puts Millions at Risk

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on May 24, 2017
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 ...

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


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

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on May 11, 2017
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. And ...

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


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

Posted by Jake Schild on May 11, 2017
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. And ...

Topics: Technologies, Technology, Translation


When Machine Translation Works, and When It Doesn’t

Posted by William Lange on April 11, 2017
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 will ...

Topics: Strategy, Technologies


When Machine Translation Works, and When It Doesn’t

Posted by Kenzie Shofner on April 11, 2017
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 will ...

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