Word count vs Character count for Asian languages

Writing is an inevitable part of our lives. Professional writers, in particular, face the challenge of writing texts for a specific audience with a limited number of words. Whether blog…

Data Annotation for Chinese Language

It is no secret that in our ever-growing industry the need for automation, AI and modern technologies is a thing that pulls us forward. At the same time these might…

CAT Tools: diversity matters

It doesn’t really matter if you’ve been in the translation industry for long or you only touched it briefly, the one thing that always gets stuck in your mind is…

PMs Perspective: top 5 questions about Asian languages

I’ve been thinking about this topic for a while now and the topic has undergone quite a few transformations. My favorites were along the lines of “Top 5 questions about…

Machine Translation Quality Assessment

The world of translation has never been an easy one to navigate, and it has grown in complexity over the last few decades. One of the outgrowths of translations has…

Machine Translation for Hindi – does it work?

It is a well-known fact that India is home to over one billion people, hosting almost one-eighth of the world’s population. The country is rich in diversity and culture, with…

Localization Engineering – what works for Asian languages?

The term localization engineering might seem out of place when referring to translations, but it’s a fact that it and translations go hand-in-hand. After all, all codes and software that…

Here’s to the vagabonds!

So, 2020 has been quite a piss against the wind, isn’t it? However, there was also good news. For example: it turns out that the job you’ve been told couldn’t…

Better Understanding, Better Quality, Excellent Relationship

Any business relationship is built on a series of fundamental truths. One such being obtaining clear instructions while others include being clear about the client’s needs, consistency and continuity, as…

The future of translation – part human, part machine

With globalization growing by the day it has become mandatory to keep a mini-translator in our pockets. Whether that be Google translate or some other translating machine, we have got…

How to work with different generations of translators?

As a rule, translators usually work as freelancers. To a large extent, working as a freelancer protects translators from age discrimination. However, by the way, they perform and carry out…

Closing the gap: translation and crisis management

In the past few months, the world is fighting a major crisis and everyone is trying to fit into this new reality. We are not going to address the crisis…

Overcoming home office challenges: project management

Project managers are key players in helping companies pursue their ventures in such unstable times business-wise. They are the people responsible for planning, executing, and closing projects. They manage not…

LSPs, B2B, PMs & TMS: What language is this?

Intrigued already? Now let’s translate our headline into proper English… When you dig into the Translation Industry, there are two types of companies: One that operates and works with End-clients…

Is Vietnamese Machine translation achievable?

Currently, Vietnam is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, which inevitably adds it to the list of top countries in the business sphere, where big companies might want…

About Chinese Fonts

When it comes to Chinese language, we don’t need to quote numbers and statistics to convince someone that it’s one of the most widely used languages in the world. Everyone…

How can you choose Thai Font for your business?

Thai is known for being a complex and socially sensitive language, with its tones and layers of honorifications. When it comes to written language, many Thai-learners find it quite challenging…

Ever wondered which Japanese fonts you should use?

Japanese language is a fascinating topic, and inspired by our Japanese week we decided to keep things going and provide you with some practical information regarding it. One of the…

The Essentials of a Quote

We’ve all asked about offers for various services in our daily routine. A situation that nobody is a fan of is when an offer is either delayed or not understandable…

Artificial Intelligence & Sanskrit – is it the lingua franca of ancient and modern?

Today we`re going to dive in deep in the meaning and importance of a particular ancient language – Sanskrit and why it is considered useful for artificial intelligence (AI). About…