AI and Machine Learning are everywhere now, and as more services go global, our ability to localize these platforms across cultures will continue to define users’ ability to interact with them effectively. But can AI tools do everything they are supposed to? With a growing number of smart devices and 5G edge nodes in our […]
As we covered in our previous look at smart technology, AI, with the help of AI translations, and big data have a remarkable capacity to escape the biases of human thinking and generate far-reaching insights. Nevertheless, it is rapidly becoming apparent that AI is not always as Teflon-resistant to the shortcomings of human judgement as […]
An understanding of language and culture has had an undeniable hand in search engines’ success around the world. In order for any of these major players to become the unrivaled world’s search engine, they will need to spend time investing in their localization process.
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!
At our recent Worldwide Operations Summit, we benefited from the keynote presentations of several very talented localization professionals, one of whom was Tex Texin, renowned internationalization expert and software globalization consultant. To follow up on his presentation, we interviewed Tex about technological trends in the localization industry. This is the transcript of that interview, in which Tex discusses the pros and cons of controlled authoring and delves into the proper application of crowdsourcing in the translation process.