Archive for December, 2011

UN Careers – jobs in this network (Translators, Revisers, Editors, etc.)

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Vacancies in this network: Translators, Revisers, Editors, etc.
Via careers.un.org

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New Website launches – Trans News – the New Translation Industry News Website

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With new translation services and techniques emerging on a daily basis and with mobile translation applications atop the app market, Trans News, the industries news translation news website is merging news sources from all around the world into one…
Via news.yahoo.com

The future of dictionaries? Too soon to tell | Macmillan

The future of dictionaries? Too soon to tell | Macmillan.

How can I delete compress old files from HDD

How can I delete compress old files from HDD.

The Translating Addiction

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Most of my Russian-speaking friends have encountered this situation: online at an hour it would be far more proper to be asleep and receiving a FB message  (text, email, chat or any of those forms… …isn’t there something wonderfully addicting about translating? Not in just the obsession that arises when one thinks about the humongous difference between articles “the” and “a” or the existential meaning of words such as “privacy” but at what lies in the essence of the whole process. You are really just trying to do one simple thing – convey an idea across two languages, and everything that that entails.
When I first encountered translation, I thought it was a very routine process, kind of like filing. You got a sentence in Russian, you open a dictionary, look up the words and rewrite them in English. I was young and very very wrong…..
Via ucb-cluj.org

Localizing Windows Phone apps: New terminology and Style Guides posted – Microsoft Language Portal Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs

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News about Microsoft’s international terminology and localization for developers, localizers, translators and international technical writers.
Via blogs.technet.com

Deal reached on recall petition’s Spanish translation » Merrimack Valley » EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

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The city has reached a compromise with a group of activists over the presentation of their petition to recall Mayor William Lantigua from office. Last week, City Clerk William Maloney issued the petitions to representatives of Uniting Lawrence, a group of citizens seeking to remove Lantigua from office due to what they say is his failed leadership. But over the weekend, City Attorney Charles Boddy told Uniting Lawrence President Josue Hernandez that the petitions were illegal because they didn’t include a Spanish translation of the reasons the group is seeking Lantigua’s ouster.
Via www.eagletribune.com

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