Smart Ways #8: Constructed Languages, Translapreneurs, and more

In this issue of our weekly newsletter, we’ll dive into Arrival’s Heptapod, Game of Thrones’s Dothraki, and other fascinating constructed languages of our days. We will also talk about some translation technology myths, going from freelancers to entrepreneurs, and more. Read on! (more…)

Smart Ways #7: Giving Thanks

As you could guess, this week’s digest is dedicated to Thanksgiving, which is celebrated in the US today. We’ll make a linguistic journey into gratitude and turkeys — but also into the challenges faced by aboriginal languages and the measures aimed at improving their fate.  (more…)

Smart Ways #6: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

We dedicate this week’s digest to the great translators of the past and the present with several brilliant articles on the subject. Other topics include getting started with social media marketing, translating “just to understand” orders, and top soft skills to look for in localization project managers.  (more…)

Smart Ways #5: 5 Words of the Day to Make Linguistics Fun Again

We know you must be exhausted from the amount of information received this week, so we’ll keep this issue very short and limited to purely linguistic stuff. Words of the day everyone! (more…)

Smart Ways #666: The Laughing Salesman, Attack of the Chatbots, and m—

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Smart Ways #3: Transcreation, Words We Don’t Have, Fabula, and More

From visiting translation events to telling your stories and from learning new words to switching professions, here are five ideas on what you can do in the next seven days. (more…)

Smart Ways #2: Neural Machines, Harry Potter, Mentoring, and More

From the latest advances in machine translation technology to rate discussions and from mentoring to Harry Potter magic — here are five smart (and some fun) things to do in the coming week.
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