Times are changing and technologies are changing as well. In an era of social networks and continuous availability there are plenty of options to reach out to professionals quickly. One of them is WhatsApp. Companies are exploring the popular messaging service more and more. Can it help freelance professionals to find new work?
Read this interesting article by Pieter Beens:
The debate over the idea that machine translation will replace human translation has been running for a long time, but is there a reason to debate at all?
Source: Videofix: Why a debate on machine and human translation at all?
Can a poem be translated without letting its meaning and emotion slip away?
That was the question to be answered on a recent meeting of 15 poets from around the world. They were brought together by the Goethe-Institut for the program “Poets Translating Poets.”
If a poet translates, the final product doesn’t have much in common with the original, and if a professional translator does it, it lacks a soul, requiring that poets and interlinear translators combine forces.
Read more about this topic in an article by Dennis Abrams.
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