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Translation: One of the Most Promising Industries in 2014

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Recently Inc. Magazine published an article with the five most promising industries in 2014. It’s no surprise that within that select group are two that go hand in hand: apps, and translation and localization services. Of course, as far as apps are concerned, there isn’t much else to be said. Currently they are undergoing intense […]

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Evolving Language

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The idea about this blog started growing from my reading of David Stockman’s The Great Deformation. Although this book focuses on economics and the alleged development of capitalism into a vicious form of crony capitalism (or shall I call it straying?), I started thinking about changes in language. As we all know, languages are living […]

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Errors? Blame Titivillus!

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During the Middle Ages, a period during which the vast majority of the population was illiterate, the skills of reading and writing were under the responsibility of the Church, and, in particular, the monasteries, where monks transcribed different (usually religious) texts over and over again in order to preserve them over the years. This activity […]

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Is there an app for that? Part II

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On the first part of this post, we looked at two apps that help us learn a language; however, those are targeted mostly for Romance and some Anglo-Saxon languages. Now, we’ll take a look at two more that can actually help if you’re planning a trip to Egypt, Russia or Asia. Memrise – Free service […]

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