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Barbara Jungwirth of reliable translations llc writes about language and the business of translation.

Category Archives: Tools

How to Guard Against Equipment Failure

The last few months have brought a series of weather-related infrastructure problems to the Northeastern US – first Hurricane Sandy severely damaged houses and apartments in New York City, and the snowstorm last weekend left many people in Connecticut and Massachusetts without power or heat. As a result, preparing for equipment or service outages, has […]

Should Clients Specify CAT Tools?

What am I talking about? CAT tools (for computer-aided translation) are computer programs that help translators work more efficiently and keep translations more consistent. The software automatically adds each translated sentence to a “translation memory” (TM), and displays that translation if the same, or a similar, sentence occurs elsewhere in the document. TMs can be […]