Hey y’all, stop on by today to check out this week’s Wacky Word Wednesday. Ever wonder where crossword puzzles began? And what the difference was between a North American puzzle and an Australian one? More here, as well as an introduction to TermWiki’s latest feature, TermBea!
Today’s blog talks about the growth of collaborative and innovative practices in the next decade. Check it out to see some interesting statistics we found in the Google Decisive Decade Report about how employees want more collaboration and innovation and what they predict the 2020 workplace will be like. Don’t forget to comment! As always, we love to hear your thoughts 🙂
Check out an interview with web globalization connoisseur and co-founder of Byte Level Research, John Yunker. Read all about what Yunker has to say on the shrinking globe, how social networking sites have lead the way with crowdsourcing, and best practices tips. We were so fortunate to have John Yunker lend his time and expertise. It was truly a treat!
Wacky Word Wednesday is back with today’s word, lily-livered. Stop on by to learn about the ancient Greeks’ belief that the body was composed of four main liquids, or humors, and how this determined individual personality traits. Read on to see how the Middle Ages and the Elizabethan era were affected by this belief…and how Shakespeare incorporated it into his plays! See you there!
Hi everyone! Today’s post is a TermWiki cheat sheet of all the useful features TermWiki has to offer. Stop by to learn about Term in the News, the latest TermWiki Forum, and My Glossary. For translators, the TermWiki toolbar and workbench might be especially helpful. Check it out, and have a happy Friday!
Hi guys! In today’s blog, Matt Arney talks about the disconnect between what translation buyers need and what localization vendors are selling. This can easily be bridged if LSPs would just embrace the new ideas and technologies that are emerging within the localization and translation services industries. Check it out now to read more about simplifying processes and what CSOFT can offer you so you can emerge with more.
Hi there! Check out today’s Wacky Word Wednesday to learn more about cachinnating, maniacally laughing, and what this has to do with yoga. Read about Dr. Robert Provine, who has been doing research on laughter for over a decade, and find out what those random laughs and chuckles really mean. Hope you’re having a swell week so far!
Today’s blog is in wake of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit Japan last Friday, with an update on our Japanese linguistic team. Read for more details and links on where to donate/ volunteer to support the relief efforts. Keep Japan and all its residents in your thoughts!
Today’s guest blog features Sophie as she talks about her views on language and culture. Born and raised in France, currently residing in sunny California, US, and fluent in French, English, and Japanese, Sophie shares her experience living in Bahrain for a summer. A lot of love for internationalism! Read more about Sophie’s thoughts and impressions today, and don’t forget to leave a comment!
If you though keeping your desk organized was a hard task, wait until you read about the people managing and organizing more than four billion Internet domain names. Learn about new concepts being integrating into the domain naming system and how this is related to the localization industry’s most basic fundamentals. Also, we love hearing from you, so don’t forget to comment and share your thoughts!
Like salty snacks? Check out today’s Wacky Word Wednesday post on selmelier, a salt expert. Learn about the man who coined this term and his love for all things salt. Ever wonder where spilling salt got such a bad rep? Read about it here and find out how Leonardo da Vinci is connected with this salty superstition!
Last week we announced CSOFT’s World Headquarters’ expansion into the World Financial Center located in the heart of Beijing. Today’s post offers more detailed impressions of what some CSOFT employees think of the expansion. Make sure you stop on by and check out some of the pictures!