If you are an interpreter, it has been hard to get away from the rise in the profile of remote interpreting. It’s not that there have been any massive technical breakthroughs. Suppliers have simply managed to leverage increases in internet speed and faster processors and GPUs … [Read more...] about Should remote interpreting be last-resort interpreting?
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?
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?
As we gear up for the ATA Conference in San Francisco this November, the PLD blog will be featuring speaker profiles so that our readers can learn more about the upcoming sessions and start organizing their schedule. Interviews conducted by Elenice Barbosa de Araújo, … [Read more...] about MEET THE SPEAKER: Kim Olson
Photo Credit: Pixabay.com Dr. Georganne Weller, PLD member I was fortunate to be able to attend the High Intensity Interpreter Training Workshop (HIIT) held in Curitiba, Brazil, on January 25-29, 2016, sponsored by the International Association of Conference Interpreters … [Read more...] about AIIC Training Course in Conference Interpreting