The Utilika Foundation is offering internships for really interesting projects, you can check all the information here. I feel bad I am about to finish my Master’s and already got a job, because I would have jumped on those internships… The projects look great and I have a feeling that this Foundation is going to bring us very interesting tools and resources in the future.
Awesome Machine Translation Detector!! January 28, 2011
I am sure we all have faced this scenario, we got a translation back that sounds kind of weird, there is something strange about it, we are almost sure that has been done by a machine (which doesn’t have to be a bad thing that was what we asked for), but we can’t prove it. Well, this a tool to detect machine translations, it is really fun to use, enjoy!!
Interview with Jeremy Blaustein April 20, 2010
An interesting interview with this Japanese translator and localization coordinator specializing in the localization of video games. He has an amazing career. Victor Alonso Lion posted the interview at LinkedIn. Read it here.
Awesome Book on Open Translation Tools February 21, 2010
I just discovered a new book that I found very interesting while reading a blog by Kirti Vashee. It is about sharing, collaborating and “peer production” models of translation. Definitely worth to read. You can do it as a web site or a pdf here.
Free article on localization editing by Graeme Davis January 29, 2010
Ten Things I’ve Learned About Localization Editing, by Graeme Davis, is an interesting article on video game localization that may be very useful for editors and translators, specially if you are starting in the industry. You can read it for free here.