By Rafa Lombardino, PLD Administrator Photo: Pixabay International Translation Day is celebrated on September 30th, the feast day of Saint Jerome, who translated the Bible and is considered the patron saint of translators. This year, we’re planning something fun to … [Read more...] about Help us celebrate Translation Day!
By Barbara Mendes, PLD Hospitality and Events It’s time for our traditional party at the ATA Conference! Come join us for an evening of fun with friends. Catch up with fellow PLD members, make new friends, and brush up on your Portuguese. The ATA Division Dinners are … [Read more...] about PLD Cocktail Party @ ATA59
By Daniel Maciel, PLD Blog Co-Editor One thing I realized early on in my career as a translator is that CAT Tools don't have users, they have (in)voluntary evangelists. Not unlike other niche/specialized software used in very specific professional contexts, the weapons of choice … [Read more...] about Which CAT Tool should I use? Yes!
Post facilitated by Daniel Maciel, PLD Blog Co-Editor Whenever and wherever translators meet to talk about the current affairs of their craft, the topic of effective machine translation is inevitable, and that is fine. After all, I cannot think of a more pressing discussion for … [Read more...] about Machine Translation: Does True AI Really Matter?
Post facilitated by Melissa Harkin, PLD Blog Co-Editor It has been a known fact for translators and translation theorists that language is a political tool. After WWII, translations started being studied and thought of as records and expressions of culture rather than as simple … [Read more...] about Translating the Autistic Community