Thanks to Machine Translation, Now We Want More Translations

A few languages have dominated the majority of online content. If you wanted an access to all the interesting information available online, you should be able to read English, Russian, German, Japanese and the other top online languages. Very few of us can do that. Advanced translation technologies have been deployed to solve this issue of online language barriers. As a result, today we see more content in our own languages. Continue reading Thanks to Machine Translation, Now We Want More Translations

When to Use Machine Translation

translate-with-machineAlthough machine translation (MT) isn’t an answer to all our translation needs, MT can ease our lives remarkably. Even the imperfect quality isn’t an issue when the situation doesn’t require faultlessness. The key factor is to know what kind of translation is needed. Professional translators produce the best quality but MT can help you with other translation needs.  Continue reading When to Use Machine Translation

What NOT to Do with Machine Translation

what not to do with machine translation?Machine Translation (MT) is a fantastic innovation. It helps people to communicate with each others. With MT people have all the online knowledge just few clicks away. The best thing is that MT is fast and everyone has a free access to at least few machine translation services. It seems like MT is the answer to all our linguistic dilemmas. Continue reading What NOT to Do with Machine Translation

Language Technologies from Science Fiction to Real World

LT-from-scifi-to-realityHuman beings are contradictory. On one hand we prefer staying in the comfort zone and keep things stable. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right? On the other hand we are masters at imagining how the future might look like. Mostly these future visions include high-tech innovations and incredible machines. Language technologies (LT) also have had a significant role in many of these visions.

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