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Andrew Joscelyne

Long-time European language technology journalist, consultant, analyst and adviser.

Exploring the Reinvention Agenda

We look back on the corona crisis of well over a year ago and happily conclude that it was not as severe as it could have been. Economies came back to life after a lockdown of a .. Read More

Recession in Perspective

This is the worst-case scenario. Unemployment rates in the USA exceed 35%, and all western economies are slowly climbing out of the recession. Several airline companies have gone .. Read More

Public Service MT

The language technology innovator and service provider Tilde has developed considerable expertise in providing language services to the Presidency of the Council of the European .. Read More

Moral Machines: Translation Suppliers and AI Ethics

How should the translation industry engage with the current conversation about ethical concerns in technology use? Here are some preliminary notes for an answer. Read More

MT 101: Three Reasons for Exploring Digital Translation in School

Maybe it’s time for secondary school students to learn more about what machine translation is all about as part of their general education! No, not a whole course on the technical .. Read More

World-Readiness: Towards a New Translate Benchmark

We’re entering a digital ‘translate’ era in which people and machines are learning to cooperate more effectively to deliver rich services and language experiences at scale. The .. Read More

Translate, n. “digital capacity to use language translation to solve problems”

Here’s a suggestion: we should adopt a new usage of the existing English lexeme “translate” as a non-count noun. This would enable the word to cover emerging phenomena in the .. Read More

"Do it Better the Second Time Around: Inside and Outside Asia!"

Francis Tsang is Head of International Engineering at LinkedIn, crowning a long career in software and localization during which he has worked for companies such as Wang .. Read More

Making MT Invisible: Amazon’s Daniel Marcu on the Ultimate Challenge

Daniel Marcu is an Applied Science Director at Amazon, as well as being a leading academic Machine Translation researcher. He was a founder at Language Weaver, eventually acquired .. Read More

End-to-End Processes to Address Specific Use Cases: Interview with Unbabel’s Alon Lavie

Alon Lavie is an experienced member of the international translation automation community, with a productive career in research at Carnegie Mellon University, plus a number of MT .. Read More

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