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Confidential Translations and Technology – Part 2

In Part 1 a brief outline was given of professional translation confidentiality. This was the situation that applied in the early days of computing, but the technology issues are outlined in this post. Computing technology of today has evolved. The first part was networking computers in an office on a LAN, which made it faster to move and share documents between computers in an office. However, was this progress for translation confidentiality? If we look at cases of hacking, access to the LAN from a security breach is possible. At this point the hacker can potentially access all the computers Read the Rest…

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April 29, 2019 | Business Translation, Language Translation | No Comments »

Translation is a Bitch!

Translation seems an easy topic to the outsider, but there are so many things to consider that require training, experience and further questions if the translator wishes to deliver an accurate translation. This is especially so as the language morphs over time. Today’s example will be the word ‘Bitch’. Traditionally this meant the female gender of a dog, wolf, fox or otter. However, without listing them, this word can now mean many more things and so the context is extremely important. (Note: We do not approve of all of the uses of this term, but accurate translation requires maintaining the Read the Rest…

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June 7, 2018 | Business Translation | No Comments »