Rafa Lombardino California Assembly Bill # 5, or AB5 for short, came as a result of a court case that went to the Supreme Court of California involving Los Angeles County and Dynamex Operations West, Inc., a transportation and logistics company. The purpose of this bill was to classify workers–mostly drivers–as employees. Now, the burden […]
Guest post by Marsel de Sousa Read Part 1 here. For quite a while, machine translation was the laughing stock of translators, language teachers, linguists… and virtually everyone else. Things have changed quite a lot recently, and the laughs are now less frequent. You can use machine translation in a number of ways – to […]
We wish you a great holiday season, and may 2020 bring us joy, health, and interesting assignments!
Guest post by Juliana Pazetti The translator’s life sometimes seems very lonely, a life torn between projects, exchanging emails with clients, cats (for some dogs), and the routine at home. There is rarely a real interaction between translators and clients, whether they are agencies or direct clients. Few translators will sell their service in the […]
By Rafa Lombardino and Melissa Harkin It’s that time of the year again: the ATA Annual Conference is right around the corner (October 23-26, 2019) and we will get together in Palm Springs, in sunny California, to catch up with friends and colleagues, meet new ones, network, exchange knowledge, connect with potential clients, and leave […]
The PLD team has prepared a little something to celebrate our special day. Check out the video on our YouTube channel (subtitles—CC in Portuguese). The video’s text was taken from “A father, a daughter, and translation: from a passion for languages to the importance of translators”, by Walter Paulo Sabella and Melissa Harkin. Originally […]