work and career

World largest language providers 2018

If you are looking for a job within the translation, localization, content transcreation, editing industry you should start form the basics by reading Nimdzi's report .    

work and career

Bella! Ehm Bela, Best employers in Localization Awards 2017

Are you wondering where to send you cv? If I were in your shoes I would have started form these companies...

language technology

Grammarly, check your spell

Grammarly checks spelling, grammar, and punctuation, enhances vocabulary usage, and suggests citations. You can copy paste any English text into Grammarly’s online text editor, or install Grammarly’s free browser extension for Chrome, Safari, and Firefox. I installed the extension on Chrome, it's faster and doesn't require to subscribe to their website. It's useful the fact that the software… Continue reading Grammarly, check your spell

work and career

Top 100 Language Service Providers 2016

Commons Sense Advisory annual global industry report.

language technology

Ask Ludwig Guru and you’ll write in perfect English, or almost…

Google’s little cousin specialized in computational linguistics.

work and career

How to find your job with a degree in languages in 5 steps

When you were 18 you were so lucky and brave to follow your passion and study what you liked. At 23 you realized some degrees translate themselves automatically in a career and others...ehm no 😦 What do you have to do? Simple - you need to create your own career, in 5 steps: Study, study… Continue reading How to find your job with a degree in languages in 5 steps

language technology, work and career

Need a local interpreter? Try Linqapp live!

I've been testing this app since a couple of weeks. I like 3 main characteristics: 1. People all over the world can ask and answer questions about all your selected languages. I got questions about grammar rules, lexicon, a user asked me to proofread his exercises... 2. I got also requests of interpretation and I could request them… Continue reading Need a local interpreter? Try Linqapp live!

communication, language technology

Sentiment analysis

Sentiment analysis is the automatic use and elaboration of natural language, to identify and extract subjective information form different on-line sources. It is widely employed to analyse social media reputation of a variety of applications: from marketing to customer service. Sentiment analysis can be used in a number of fields, in this video you'll see… Continue reading Sentiment analysis

language technology

ELAN vs Google Machine translation test

A Japanese recipe was translated, once with ELAN and once with Google Translate. A chef cooked the two translated recipes and served the different dishes to passersby.  

language technology

Easy Chinese?

The aim of Chineasy’s method is to allow learners to recognize characters through simple illustrations. Following the building block principle – blocks, compounds and phrases – the student will learn basic Chinese characters, then will start making the first sentences.