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Internationalize This!

In an increasingly globalized world, content is generated for multiple areas and platforms, from applications (or “apps”) for Smart Phones and Tablets to user interfaces for computer programs, touch screens and web pages. And also for classic media such as books, brochures, posters, and anything containing text. Nowadays, the concepts of internationalization and localization are […]

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Which Is Considered the Best Dubbing Job in History?

In previous posts we dealt with the subject of the revolution of dubbing (specifically, in animated Disney films). Starting in the 1940s, this aspect of internationalization of film was subject to incredible improvements. But which is considered to be among the best dubbing jobs in history? And, more important still, what characteristics does it display? Through […]

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Localization World 2013 in London

A Global Get-Together Part II Dublin was an excellent start, but we still had to experience the thrill of being in a more crowded space attending sessions on tons of different subjects to choose from. We caught our flight and, in no time, there we were: London’s LocWorld! At Localization World´s  Hammersmith venue we had […]

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The Spirit behind the MultilingualWeb Pisa Event

In a previous post, I commented on the outstanding choice of Pisa, Italy as the setting for the most recent MultilingualWeb Workshop: MultilingualWeb and the City of Pisa One of the primary reasons was that the location gave the event a unique essence or spirit, especially in comparison with other translation and localization industry conferences. […]

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MultilingualWeb and the City of Pisa

MultilingualWeb is a distinct conference that sets itself apart, in the same way that Pisa is a distinct city that sets itself apart. Indeed “Content on the Multilingual Web” was the second of the Workshops of the MultilingualWeb project and not a real conference. I’m used to the translation industry’s massive meetings, such as Localization […]

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W3C Workshop in Madrid: Where Do We Stand?

By now we are all well aware that the world today is an increasingly globalized world, where the need for multilingual communication grows at all times. All of the major lines of communication and sources of information in this century come from the Web. It is interesting to note that while there is a decline […]

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W3 Workshop in Pisa, Italy on the MultilingualWeb

In the last post, we discussed the MultilingualWeb workshops and the importance of this project for contributing to the development of standards for websites. We also talked about the workshops that took place during the last year or are scheduled for 2011. First, we talked about the workshop held in Madrid, which was the first […]

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MultilingualWeb Workshops

MultilingualWeb is a project funded by the European Commission and coordinated by W3 in order to improve the way we create, localize and internationalize information through the development of standards for creating web pages in multiple languages. The ultimate aim is to promote and contribute to the development and use of internationalization standards for websites. […]

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Internationalization of Websites in Spanish

As you’ve surely noticed, the Web has become one of the main tools for selling products. But it is also essential to keep in mind that this medium of selling and promoting works with a readership that is very diverse and located in different cultural settings. The information that the user can read is composed […]

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