Resources #editing


In anticipation of International Translation Day, some of our favorite translators and writers share metaphors for the complex and enigmatic art of translation, from conducting to painting to squeezing a jellyfish. [2020-09-09]

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In a paper published on August 10, 2020 in the journal Nature Human Behavior, the authors — Princeton Computer Scientist Bill Thompson, Seán G. Roberts of Cardiff University, and Gary Lupyan of the University of Wisconsin-Madison — used an algorithm to determine whether translation equivalents really mean the same thing in each language. To paraphrase Shakespeare, does a rose smell just as sweet if it is called rosa, ruža, or τριαντάφυλλο? [2020-08-23]

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In 1926, Nikola Tesla said, “When wireless is perfectly applied, the whole earth will be converted into a huge brain, which in fact it is, all things being particles of a real and rhythmic whole…and the instruments through which we shall be able to do this will be amazingly simple compared with our present telephone. A man will be able to carry one in his vest pocket.” This article sheds some light on IoT concept and its applications, and discusses the opportunities it can bring to translation services worldwide. [2020-08-15]

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Learning musical notation, while similar to learning how to read and write your first words, has instrumental benefits to language development and cognitive functions. I recall struggling to decipher what seemed like black dots on a page and hastily practicing my chord progressions, with my parents constantly reminding me that playing instruments would “be good for your future.” [2020-08-09]

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The creation of new web content for your business can be the single most important component of your internet marketing strategy. So what exactly is this “content”? Content Marketing refers to creation of online media including the words on your website, original pictures and graphics, proprietary videos, blogs, e-books, infographics, and other related medias. Having a content marketing plan in place allows for your business or brand to stand out, or differentiate, from the competition. [2019-10-28]

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A friend asked me to look at a few chapters of a book he’s writing. It’s a strong book with a strong premise. But he’s struggling with making the writing equally buff. So together let’s live-edit a single paragraph right here, right now. Because the writing takeaway is a solid one you can apply to blog posts, emails, video scripts, landing pages… or any kind of writing. [2019-10-15]

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Les logiciels de traduction automatique impactent grandement le secteur de la traduction depuis maintenant un an. Pourquoi depuis un an ? Tout simplement parce que la traduction automatique s’est considérablement améliorée cette année, grâce à la traduction automatique neuronale. La qualité est meilleure et le nombre de langues traitées est également de plus en plus important ! [2018-10-08]

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We could continue listing situations in which we all, at some time or another, become translators; professional or amateur, but translators undoubtedly. And, like everything in life, our goal is always to try and do it in the best way possible. It is precisely for this reason that we think it is important to share some simple translation tips with everyone. These tips will certainly help in any situation where you find yourself in the shoes of a translator. [2018-10-07]

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Editing involves making revisions to and suggestions about the content of a document. It includes improving the accuracy of language, the flow, the organization and structure, and the overall readability of the text. It also involves checking for grammatical and spelling errors. In other words, editing involves a detailed review of a document while making additions, deletions, or other changes to conform to a specific, agreed-upon standard in order to prepare the document for a specific audience. A document should be edited at least once before it is proofread. [2018-10-04]

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