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The art of translation in the modern age

You might not realize it, but there are translators and interpreters all around us in our daily lives.  In our

Sacagawea: The legendary Native American interpreter that helped shape the history of the United States

In 1803, Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd president of the United States, and the newly formed nation had just made

Glocalization: The best of both worlds

You might think the terms ‘localization’and ‘globalization’ are opposites, but in reality, they go hand in hand, as in the

The Tale of Genji

It happens sometimes that, over the course of hundreds of years, a language evolves in such a way that it

The Bible and Translation

The history of translation would not be the same without the existence of the Bible. Many practices that are implemented

How a Mistranslation Almost Led to WWIII

The effect of a mistranslation isn’t always as simple as an ad campaign gone wrong or a scientist being driven

The Fallout of Misinterpretation

The deeper we go into history, the more we realize how poor translations have been the reason behind many conflicts.

Interpreters of Prehistory

The practice of interpreting originated much earlier than the invention of writing, and even though interpreters are portrayed in the

How accurate are machine translations?

According to a 2016 study on the accuracy of machine translations, the average modern, browser-based translation software was 3x more

A Translation Problem in Immigration Court

According to an article in the ‘New Yorker’ magazine from 2019 written by Rachel Nolan, a Guatemalanwoman expressed to an

When a Translation overtakes the Original

It’s already strange when a translation of a text is considered better than the original.Rarer still is that the very

The truth is rarely pure and never simple

You’ve probably heard of Oscar Wilde.He was known in his time as a witty and flamboyantplaywright and author and for