Why You Should Never Trust A Free Machine Translation Engine

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, umm, I mean, translation. Not everyone will agree with this video (though, of course, we think they should). Machine translation is great if you’re just using it to understand your great-great-aunt’s most recent letter from...

The Tale of the Toaster and the True Cost of UI Content

Recently, I was asked to help make a case for why terminology and consistency matter in a user interface (UI). Frankly, I was surprised that a case needed to be made. After all, doesn’t everyone understand the importance of a clear and consistent UI? Apparently...

Stop Weaving Your Content Into a New Form of English

I’ve always wanted to learn how to weave. The act of making fabric seems like it would be so relaxing. Sort of like crafting meditation.  In order to weave, I need to learn how to set up and use a loom. Knowing that setting up a loom can be quite complicated, I...

Five Secrets to Better Translation (with Video)

How are your translations doing? Are they accurate? Are they delivered quickly? Are they reasonably priced? If you answered “no” to one or more of these simple questions, then you’re in luck! There are five secret things that you can do to help your...