John Wawrose

John is a Senior Writer in CSOFT’s Technical Communications department, where he creates and edits technical documentation for Chinese companies looking to go global. He loves studying languages and figuring out new ways to express himself. When he’s not busy covering the latest news in translation, he can be found playing sports or wandering around Beijing’s many hutongs.

The 3 Models of Crowdsourced Translation

The 3 Models of Crowdsourced Translation

What do Wordpress, Linux, and Firefox all have in common? All of these successful projects are the result of crowdsourced contributions. As the Internet continues to connect us, collaborating on projects has become easier than ever. Even in the localization industry, crowdsourced translation solutions are helping to make translation services available to everyone and the advent of new technologies has brought about a few different methods of collaborative translation projects. Let’s take a look at three of the most popular models of crowdsourced translations.


3 Reasons Why e-Learning Fails

E-learning is a great tool for many companies, and we have discussed its many benefits before. However sometimes when it is not carefully planned, e-learning fails to achieve its purpose, wasting precious time and resource.  To ensure success, it’s important to avoid the following mistakes when preparing your curriculum: The Wrong Strategy When initially planning your e-learning […]


Can Human Translation be as Efficient as Machine Translation?

In the modern world, there are few people who have never required the use of translation services. Whether on vacation, travelling for work, or communicating internationally for business there are now so many situations where you might find yourself in need of a translator. No time for human translation services? Never fear. Thankfully, we live […]