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The Future Will Require Translation, and Your Community Can Help
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Lingotek CEO Rob Vandenberg says the future will require translation as Internet access saturates more of the globe, and your online community can help keep lines of communication open across linguistic borders.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 13, 2011 06:54 pm GMT2608 views
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