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Human vs. Machine again

Two centuries ago there was the general perception in the industrialized countries that machines were conquering the world. They were certainly creeping up into more and more activities that were previously considered the realm of highly skilled human beings. In England there was a movement of resistance to this trend  called the “Luddites” because they […]

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Why Human Translators Still Have a Job

Humans and machines don’t always get along: the former are often envious of the latter’s ability to perform tasks with greater efficiency, consistency, and more precise results.  The antagonistic sentiments which many people have harbored for machines stretch back many years, and in particular any time machines or technology in general have displaced human workers, […]

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