Poland Rules on LSP Using Google Translate; Defines ‘Professional Translator’ – via slator.com

A court in Poland has set a precedent of sorts by weighing in on the use of free machine translation (MT) tools such as Google Translate and what constitutes a “professional translator.”The ruling, handed down last summer, was the subject of a February 8, 2021 article penned by Wojciech Woloszyk,...

Dan Koenig Joins Argos Multilingual as Content Strategist – via slator.com

Argos Multilingual is happy to announce that Dan Koenig has joined their team as a Content Strategist as of January 18, 2021. Dan has been a thought leader in technical communications for, as he puts it, “more years than I’d care to admit.” His experience spans the transition from light...

Reader Polls: Human Translation Speed, Look Who’s Hiring Aggressively, Email Behavior – via slator.com

Let’s start with the good news. There are many open roles and language service providers (LSPs) and localization teams are hiring aggressively, according to the majority (43.2%) of respondents to Slator’s recent poll. Here’s proof: Barely two months into the new year and, already, Slator has featured a couple of...