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Does communication require speaking the same language?

A few weeks ago, I played a game whose protagonists were speaking in a language that I did not understand. After doing some research, I found out that the language spoken was fictional (which is why it wasn’t dubbed nor were there subtitles)  Beyond the challenges within the game, what caught my attention was that […]

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And on the Third Day…

In our last post, we began exploring the idea that Millennials are capable of more than just massacring the establishment. Winter is a necessary precedent to spring, death aids in the continuation of life, and destruction precedes creation. In other words, Millennials may have “killed” myriad industries with the intention of recreating or reconstructing them […]

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Don’t Ban Me, Gringo

We have become aware of two recent incidents involving Spanish speakers in the U.S. The first event happened in New York; a lawyer became infuriated because he heard restaurant employees speaking Spanish and threatened to call Immigration Services (the video went viral almost immediately). The second event occurred in the city of Havre, Montana, 50 […]

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Are Millennials Resurrecting Cursive?

Finally, something Millennials aren’t killing, right? Making lists of industries Millennials have ‘allegedly’ killed is passé at this point; memes have been born and buried in the bottomless Internet graveyard and journalists have squeezed every last drop out of clickbaity headlines featuring the words “Millennial” and “killed.” So, what’s next? How long can we continue […]

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Do you Want to be a Multilingual Superstar?

Human beings usually learn to speak at least one language naturally in their first years of life. They learn from their parents, from school, from TV, from the place where they live. Of course, there are people who have the advantage of having parents who speak different languages, thus growing up with two mother languages. […]

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Towards a Paperless Future: Is your Company Ready for the Revolution?

Last time we established that the translation industry is one of the most document-heavy industries around. So why should any of our companies consider going paperless? Well, for as long as we can remember, both clients and translators have been dealing with vast accumulations of paper, printing out numerous manuscripts, writing out billions of letters […]

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Don’t Get Tagged in Translation

Clients look for quality, that is something irrefutable and that we have to comply with. But, in order to provide a quality job, we need to start from the beginning, and that is the source content we are going to translate. Despite there are several aspects to consider, today I want to focus on content […]

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