Last February, we had the first 2018 meetup of the ATA Portuguese Language Division (PLD) in São Paulo, and, fortunately, I was able to join the group for a lively and fun get-together. It was my first time at such an event promoted by the PLD, and those who know me might think, … [Read more...] about My view on the last PLD Meetup in São Paulo, Brazil
Technology and innovation are at the heart of the translation and interpreting industry and this year was no different. From remote interpreting to neural machine translation, 2017 was brimming with fancy buzzwords and actual change from people who dare to make it … [Read more...] about ConVTI – Interview with Gio Lester and Márcia Nabrzecki
All right, this post has a prerequisite video. It is short, it has drama, and it has Brad Pitt in it. I’ll explain why shortly, but try to keep it in mind as you read this. OK, now put Mr. Pitt aside for a couple of minutes. I promise I’ll get back to the video. One of … [Read more...] about Fight or Flight?
Let me start by saying that I am a conference rat. I love attending translation conferences! In the last four years I’ve gone to the following: Brazilian Association of Translators and Interpreters (Abrates) conference, every year since 2013; PROFT, a Brazilian … [Read more...] about A Newbie’s Impressions of ATA58
An Octopus, a Hologram, or Hepburn: hat Kind of Interpreter Are You? (I-3) - Roberta Barroca Review by Silvia Helena Gonçalves If you are not an interpreter, chances are you missed Roberta Barroca’s talk at #ATA58. So, let me give you a brief description of what you … [Read more...] about ATA58 Session Review: What Kind of Interpreter Are You?