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Five Challenging Languages for Translation: Which are they and why are they challenging?

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In “On Translation”, Jorge Luis Borges —who was not only a writer but also a translator— stated that “it is a mistake to ignore that each language is a way to feel and perceive the universe”. Like all translators working every day, Borges knew that his task was not simply to replace words in a language with words in another language.

Translation requires a creative and rigorous process that demands experience and multiple skills. But, although all translations offer some complexity, some languages are more challenging than others. What is the reason for this?

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B Corporations: The Advantages of this Rising New Global Model

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This is more than just a trend: today organizations can’t just settle for being leaders in their respective markets; they have to create positive changes in the world. That is, use their influence on the market to help solve social and environmental problems that affect us all.

A growing number of corporations and leaders are seeking to measure their impact in the planet to learn the extent of their responsibility and be part of the change. In that line what does it mean to work with B Corporations?

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From Translation to Proofreading: The Path to a High-Quality Text

Proofreading

High-value content is crucial to any company, and producing it requires a complex and rigorous process. Translation does not entail the replacement of a word in a language with a word in a different language, it requires several stages carried out by different specialized professionals.

Reviewers are crucial in the process to obtain a translation that is relevant both to the target audience and to our corporate goals.

What does a review entail and why is it so important?

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Machine Translation: A valid alternative?

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When translating their websites, many organizations choose a path that, at first glance, seems to be simple and affordable: machine translation. However, as tempting as this alternative may seem, using it without the proper investment of time and money can lead to a result that is —at best— uncertain.

How efficient is machine translation for website content?

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