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Search everything - the good, the bad and the ugly

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Mar 19

March 20, 2019

Search everything on the Net – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Web is a double-edged sword: the same ease of access offered by millions of texts on the most varied subjects allows you to search everything: the good, the bad and the ugly.

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After Brixit, what will become of the translation market

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Mar 19

March 20, 2019

How to Surf a Brexit Tsunami on the Translation Market

With the BreXit, the translation market might be on hold for a while. What it means for us translators is that we might have an opportunity to do some catching-up.

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Machine Translation

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Mar 19

March 19, 2019

Computer-Assisted Translation & Machine Translation – Resistance is Futile

Once again, a discussion took place on the joint use of Machine Translation and Computer-Assisted Translation or Computer-Aided Translation as translation tools used by professional translators.

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Plan Your translation project if you don't want to end up in the loony bin

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Mar 19

March 18, 2019

A day in the life of a translator – Of course, I am in control

Recent experiences have led me to reassess my performance in terms of productivity when faced with a long translation project.

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subtitling video

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Mar 19

March 18, 2019

Get A job! (subtitling for netflix?)

We try and answer simple questions such as “How does the subtitling market work?” or “Are there many subtitling jobs?” or “Do I need to attend a subtitling workshop?”

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procrastinating with facebook

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Mar 19

March 17, 2019

A Translator’s Life: The Edge of Reason

The life and work as a translator make you often think about productivity. What motivates and what hinders our work routine, and how all this translates on our image and our professional success as translators.

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Getting all the pieces together for your translation project

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Mar 19

March 16, 2019

Get the Best English-French translation – Part II

You have an English to French text to translate? Before you order, review my suggestions to optimise the translation process with the source text to send to your translator.

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Claiming you can get quality at low price is a lie

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Mar 19

March 16, 2019

Alerte : les prix bas font très mal !

Qualité de traduction et prix bas sont-ils incompatibles ? La réponse dans cet article

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erreur du serveur de traduction

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Mar 19

March 16, 2019

Sauve qui peut ! Mon traducteur est en panne

Vous pensez qu’il suffit d’utiliser un logiciel de traduction automatique pour traduire tout et n’importe quoi ? Réflechissez-y à deux fois !

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99 cent - prix d'une traduction pas chère

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Mar 19

March 16, 2019

Choisir le traducteur le moins cher en 2019

Pourquoi ne faut-il pas faire appel au traducteur le moins cher ? Pourquoi est-il déconseillé de faire baisser les prix aux plus bas ? Si vous voulez obtenir une bonne traduction, choisir le traducteur le moins cher est une grave erreur.

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Jouet qui marche

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Mar 19

March 15, 2019

15 caractéristiques du bon traducteur en 2019

Vous cherchez à faire traduire un document ou un site Internet ? Or, comment choisir votre traducteur ? Quelles sont les qualités et les compétences qui caractérisent un bon traducteur ? Découvrons-les ensemble.

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Homme de Cro-magnon

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Mar 19

March 15, 2019

7 théories extraordinaires sur les origines des langues

Les mots ne laissent pas d’artefact derrière eux. L’écriture a commencé bien après la communication verbale. Aussi, la question reste d'actualité : quelle est l'origine des langues?

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Mar 19

March 15, 2019

8 préjugés sur les traducteurs et la traduction en français

Voici un ensemble de 8 idées fausses sur la traduction en français, et sur l'industrie de la traduction en général. Il est temps de démystifier tout cela.

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Me Language translator

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Mar 19

March 15, 2019

Interview with a language translator

Olivier den Hartigh is a language translator of English into French. He is an expert in translation and interpreting since 1995, and has a great deal of experience with translation technologies. He has worked for many of the world’s largest brands.

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Lego people collaborating - like a translator collaborating with his customer to get the best English-French translation

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Mar 19

March 15, 2019

Get the Best English-French translation – Part I

You have an English-French translation project? Find out how to better deal with your translator and get the Best english-french translation possible

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tennis ball with english and french flags

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Mar 19

March 14, 2019

Translation and… Tennis? Really?

A taste for language study, grammar, literature and translation, and more than 25 years as an English into French translator defines a large part of who I am, the way I think, with whom I relate and to whom I dedicate most of my time now. But in the old days, things were very different...

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Starting a new business is like Walking on thin ice

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Mar 19

March 12, 2019

Trial and tribulations of a translator – some thoughts

Starting a new translation business is like walking on thin ice. As a freelance translator, you have to avoid some pitfalls...

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ProZ for translators profile-a cattle market or not

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Mar 19

March 11, 2019

ProZ – A Dirty Word?

As a translator, it is worth registering a ProZ profile or being registered with them is a bit like finding yourself in a cattle market. Find out.

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a different translation

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Mar 19

March 11, 2019

Do you notice anything different about me?

You’ve had your website translated into French? But like many companies, you might have used a translation agency to translate your document into French. Why do that? Let me give you 3 reasons why You Should hire a freelance translator

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looking for a reliable translator

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Mar 19

March 11, 2019

If Only Everything in Life was as Reliable as a Translation

You've hired a translator to have a document translated into French, thinking that all is tickety boo. Suddenly, everything goes so wrong.

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