Part 5: The Robot Spoke—and Said, “Here’s What I’m Thinking….”

Not to be crass about it, but are we even interested in what robots have to say? Once you’ve gotten a laugh out of hearing the robotic Siri say, “I can’t be your designated driver,” what’s left? Isn’t Siri kind of a killjoy, a shoddy electronic wash-out? Sure, we’ve spent the last four articles building up to a future of brilliant talking robots. But what can we realistically expect from our artificially intelligent friends?

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The Robot Spoke—And Sounded Smarter Than Ever (Part 3) – An Article by Dr. Patrice Caire

In the previous articles in this series, we discovered how machines learned to listen, learned to see, and even learned to speak (a bit). Progress was being made on all fronts—from greater computing power, to better data-processing, to fancier algorithms. But fluidly conversing with humans was still a pipe dream. That would soon evolve: the 2010s would prove to be a gamechanger.

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How to choose a TMS based on your Translation Standards

We use standards every day, in all aspects of our lives. Some standards have been around for hundreds or even thousands of years. Think, for example, of weights and measures and how their differences and similarities affect us all. Think of electric plugs and outlets and the need to have a universal plug adapter on hand when traveling.

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In-Country Review (ICR) with a TMS: A Strategy for LSPs

If I were to ask, “Do LSPs play a role in in-country review?” you would probably reply with another question, “Why are you asking this?” Translation buyers that choose an in-country review usually have local offices branches or representatives in specific countries to whom they can entrust this task. And these buyers are typically large organizations. So, how can LSPs contribute to an efficient in-country review?

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5 Ways To Manage Translation Quality

As an LSP or a manager of an in-house localization department, how will you translate this “secret” into everyday practice? In this article, we summarize 5 strategies to help you keep up with the basic principles of quality management and hit the ground running toward high performance.

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