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!
Extra, extra…read all about it! CSOFT has expanded its World Headquarters to the heart of Beijing’s Central Business District (CBD). For photos and more details about the move, check out today’s blog! And don’t forget to keep an eye out for an Englishman named Robert!
Check out today’s Wacky Word Wednesday to read all about collecting postcards! We know, it doesn’t sound exciting (at all), but the history behind postcards is actually quite interesting. And if that still doesn’t draw intrigue, perhaps learning about deep, dark secrets will. Check it out at Simply CSOFT!
Last year, the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) formed a new committee to focus on standards specific to language services and products. Committee F43 had its first meeting in mid-February, with CSOFT’s very own Uwe Muegge in attendance. Learn more about the committee’s specific targets and Uwe’s impressions in today’s blog!
Ready, set… GO! TermWiki’s Language Race has officially started. It’s free, it’s fun, it’s unpredictable. All it takes is a small surge of language-lovin’ contributors around the globe to shake up the results. Learn more about it at Simply CSOFT!
Check out today’s blog for an insider’s view on what it’s like to be a Translation and Interpreting Studies student. Carmen talks about the challenges she faced and what she would change about this area of study if she could. If this is relevant to your experience, don’t forget to let us know about it!
Check Carmen out as she writes about her experiences as a Translation Studies student and the challenges and possibilities of a career in translation. Carmen nos cuenta sus experiencias como estudiante de Traducción e Interpretación en España y nos habla de los retos y las posibilidades de escoger esta carrera.