Why Culture Is an Important Factor in Localization
Language is a living thing, always changing and evolving, taking on new elements and sloughing off old ones. And in a world that is increasingly globalized — where it is easier than ever to learn a language and practice with native speakers — it can be easy to mistake competency for fluency.
Some Interesting Facts About the Philippines and Tagalog Translation
Editor's Note: This post was originally published in April 2014 and has been revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
The Philippines is a massive island nation situated in the Southeast Asian region in the Pacific. Tons of islands, different ethnicities, and a varying history make up the fabric of this amazing archipelago.
What to Expect on the Day of an Interpretation Event
A multicultural event requires all the same type of planning that any grand event would require — from space rental to invitation lists, from catering preparation to scheduling the day. But on top of all that, it requires precision planning to ensure that all attendees can understand one another.
'Arrival' Trailer Shines a Spotlight on Translation
Aliens have descended on Earth. Their massive ships hover above our cities, seemingly poised to strike. Do they come in peace, or are they here to annihilate us? As the fate of our world hangs in the balance, it all comes down to one fearless hero...a translator. Wait, what?