No Longer a Mystery: 2,000-Year-Old Bible Excerpt Deciphered

September 27, 2016

What was once thought of as only a charred, ancient remain found at the site of a synagogue has been restored and discovered to be an original text from the Bible.

Studies Show Bilingual Speakers Have Superior "Attentional Control"

September 23, 2016

Thinking about learning another language? New research suggests it’s a good idea.

The Early Days of Translation Technology

September 23, 2016

We are absolutely surrounded by marvels of translation technology in this day and age. Currently, it is possible to numerically analyze mixed language documents using Language Identification software. Machine Translation (MT) systems can…

What is Global English?

September 22, 2016

The rules of what makes for good writing are universal. Good writing is clear, consistent and engaging to the reader. Writing for an audience that doesn’t speak English is no different. But how can written English be better adapted for universal…

Canadian Hiring Controversy Highlights Larger Machine Translation Debate

September 22, 2016

The debate over whether machines will replace humans in the translation industry has again come up in the news – this time the controversy surrounds a new vetting system for hiring freelance translators in Canada.

Do We Speak a Universal Language?

September 15, 2016

A new study published on Monday suggests that there may be a lot more in common between global languages than we think.

Legal Translation's 3 Cs: Cost, Confidentiality and Change

September 14, 2016

Timely translation in a multilingual legal investigation can be a monumental task.

The Power of Language or; Why North Korea Banned Sarcasm

September 14, 2016

News broke this past week that sarcastic language is now banned in North Korea. In a series of mass meetings held over the month of August, representatives of the government warned citizens that phrases such as “this is all America’s fault” are…

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