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How To Use Your Smartphone To Translate Just About Anything
These days you can have any and all types of translation services right in your smartphone. Here are the ones you should definitely be using.
John Oliver Just Made Us All Feel Like Jackasses
Do You Speak A Second Language? HuffPost Wants To Hear From You
Why Immigration Reform Is Good for Translation, Just Not for the Reasons You Think
VP, Marketing at Smartling and Co-Author, 'Found in Translation'
How does immigration boost the economy? There are many reasons, but the short answer is that immigration adds more people who in turn spend more money. Businesses benefit from this spending, a fact reflected in the larger economy.
PEN Translation Fund Donor's Identity Revealed
Author and literary translator
"He was enormously embarrassed at the thought of being publicly associated with the donation, and insisted on complete anonymity. Mike had a visceral horror of money, which he associated with excess. He explained that the money was the death benefit that his mother received in 1945."
Georgia School In Need Of Spanish-Speaking Volunteers
Firefighters Use Flashcards To Understand Spanish-Speakers
Thanking the Translators
We owe thanks to the literary translators. Through meticulous and exacting work, carried out in obscurity and often in utter anonymity, these magicians of language open the door to whole new book stacks of wonder.
AMAZING: New iPhone App Instantly Translates Words In Front Of You
Language and Being American in the World
Gail Vida Hamburg
Author, 'The Edge of the World,' & the forthcoming 'Libert...
It is not unusual for US interpreters in Afghanistan to be ignorant of the languages they claimed to be fluent in. Faking understanding of a foreign language is a common vanity.
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Don't turn the page on our translators
Zachary J. Iscol
Entrepreneur, Iraq Veteran, Marine, Dad, and husband
The DEA's New Tool Against Crime
There's a new job skill that the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is requiring of a few agents: how to speak Ebonics. And that's probably because it is not usually taught in schools.
Translators Deserve Credit Too: Who Really Wrote The Kundera You Love?
Lost in Translation: The High Cost of Interpreting in the Middle East
Author, 'Shadow Force: Private Security Contractors in Iraq'
Interpreters have some of the most high risk jobs in war zones.
Don't Tell, But the Military Is Now Recruiting Foreigners
Former Executive Director, Servicemembers Legal Defense Network
Foreigners on student or work visas are probably at least as good a bet as the serious felons the armed forces have been reduced to chasing after. Provided they're straight, of course.
Why Foreign Language Education Matters
Rep. Rush Holt
U.S. Congressman from New Jersey's 12th district
It is no exaggeration to say that bolstering foreign language education for ensuing generations is vital to our nation's economic and national security.
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