Monthly Archives December 2016

Dec
29

Translation Tools – A Perfect Storm for Data and Localization

Five translations later, the Beatles will not be amused.   Translation tools have been the butt of many jokes and party games over the years. The results have always been ‘Hilarity ensues’, especially when you run something through several different languages.   Traditional Chinese to Hungarian – Hungarian to Urdu – Urdu to Danish – Danish Details >>
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Dec
20
Mr. Scrooge

Scrooge Learns A Localization Lesson

Christmas was humbug: There is no doubt whatever about that. The famously tight-fisted, bad-tempered, uncharitable and unforgiving old curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge never gave a fig – or a figgy pudding – for the damnable holiday. The old coot remained that way until the day when Christmas suddenly offered something that could make even the blasted Details >>
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Dec
15

Chat Support For Everyone Else: Go Multilingual!

Chat support provides the immediate gratification customers want when they’re visiting your website. Who has time to wait for an email response? Or make a phone call? They want an answer NOW. It’s much easier to take advantage of that unobtrusive little screen that pops up in the lower right-hand corner with a friendly message Details >>
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Dec
08

Star Wars Languages – How’s Your Mando’a?

As fans breathlessly await Rogue One: A Star Wars Story next week, much has been written in the meantime about the many Star Wars languages and the franchise’s fabulously multilingual characters, from C3PO claiming fluency in six million forms of communication to Yoda’s quirky inverted take on Basic (what we Milky Way-ians call English). Yodaspeak Details >>
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