Entries by Follow-Up

Friday Finds: ‘Arabic Readers Are Devouring’ Books Translated from Chinese?

China was the guest of honor at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, which closed May 2, and the Chinese pavillion reportedly had 300 titles cross-translated between Arabic and Chinese: Calligrapher writing names in Sini (Chinese-style Arabic) at the China stand. Photo: Chip Rossetti. It was 2015 when the Emirates was guest of honor […]

AUGUST 05 & 06, 2017 | BRAZIL INSTITUTO PHORTE EDUCAÇÃO | SÃO PAULO

AUGUST 05 & 06, 2017 | BRAZIL INSTITUTO PHORTE EDUCAÇÃO | SÃO PAULO TRADUSA is an annual meeting for translators, interpreters and related professionals working specifically in healthcare. It started in 2015 and is now at full speed gathering professionals as well as students who are interested in translation and interpretation of areas such as […]

What will happen to English in the EU after Brexit? – Announcing TalkEU

TalkEU Hablar de la UE EUreden Parlare dell’UE Brexit has undoubtedly caused a stir in Europe’s political and business landscapes. There are a lot of questions being asked, and not many answers being given. I’m part of the COBCOE (Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe) Brexit Taskforce because I strongly believe that for […]

2ND INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN TRANSLATION TECHNOLOGY

KU Leuven (University of Leuven), Faculty of Arts – Campus Sint-Andries, Antwerp 4-8 September 2017   From the 4th until the 8th of September 2017, University of Leuven (KU Leuven) organises the 2nd International Translation Technology Summer School for language professionals who are looking for a practice-oriented and state-of-the-art introduction to translation and localisation processes, issues and tools. […]

Google Assistant now speaks Hindi and Brazilian Portuguese in Allo messaging app

Google is expanding the linguistic capabilities of the virtual assistant that powers its Allo messaging app with the news that it’s now conversant in Hindi and Brazilian Poruguese. Google first announced the Google Assistant back in May, serving up a direct competitor to the likes of Microsoft’s Cortana, Apple’s Siri, and Amazon’s Alexa. Google’s incarnation […]