Full transcript of Is Google Translate good enough podcast

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00:00 Sarah O’Keefe: Welcome to the Content Strategy Experts podcast brought to you by Scriptorium. Since 1997, Scriptorium has helped companies manage, structure, organize, and distribute content in an efficient way.

In episode 21 of this podcast, we wonder, is Google Translate good enough? Hi everyone, I’m Sarah O’Keefe. I am hosting this episode and I am here to talk with Bill Swallow. Hey Bill.Read More

New sessions for LearningDITA Live 2018

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LearningDITA Live 2018

As we get closer to our free online DITA conference, LearningDITA Live 2018, we’re finalizing our program with new presentations and case studies.

LearningDITA Live 2018 Dive into DITA

This web event runs February 26–March 1, 2018 and offers a deeper dive into DITA. We have presentations for beginner, intermediate, and advanced DITA users, so there’s something for everyone.

The conference program includes the following sessions:

February 26, 2018

  • DITA overview
  • You got DITA in my minimalism! You got minimalism in my DITA!
  • The business value of DITA

February 27, 2018

  • Improving the quality of your DITA documentation
  • Localization strategy for DITA
  • Managing DITA projects in the real world
  • Faster content, better healthcare: improving cancer diagnostics with electronic delivery

February 28, 2018

  • DITA for agile documentation
  • DITA specialization overview
  • Developing learning content in DITA

March 1, 2018

  • Starting small with structured content management
  • Using DITA to expand global offerings
  • When conversion makes sense
  • InDesign and DITA

When you sign up for LearningDITA Live 2018, you’ll have access to all of these sessions and more to come. Register today.

Is Google Translate good enough?

Bill Swallow / Localization, Opinion6 Comments

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Machine translation continues to evolve. With artificial intelligence in the mix, machine translations seem almost human. Google Translate is one of the top players in this market, supplying everything from basic text translation to browser-embedded (Chrome) translation to a robust translation API. But even with all of these options, is Google Translate good enough?

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