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Google Translate now allows website owners and visitors to edit translations
document Tools

Google will continue to tweak the Google Translate service but this new addition gives those that use it some additional flexibility and control of their content.The feature has been added to the...

Adam FrazerMay 31, 2012 07:14 am GMT1151 views
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Google Translate now allows website owners and visitors to edit translations
Flitto, the Korean Startup That Uses Crowdsourcing to Destroy Google Translate
article Cloud Labor, Tools

On top of the speed of Flitto’s translations, the coolest part has to be the fact that people can make money off of the platform. There’s one girl in Indonesia who makes $300 a month just by...

Jayne AnnSep 13, 2013 10:33 am GMT644 views
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Flitto, the Korean Startup That Uses Crowdsourcing to Destroy Google Translate
Free Online Human Translation Service Takes On Babelfish, Google Translate
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Ackuna web producer Nick Smith says Ackuna is perfect for someone who is traveling or preparing for a trip. There’s a peer review process, to ensure that translation and grammar are correct. You...

Jayne AnnApr 28, 2012 10:46 am GMT1383 views
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Free Online Human Translation Service Takes On Babelfish, Google Translate
Need translations on the go? Request them on flitto!
video Cloud Labor, Tools

Taking down the language barriers with crowdsourcing translation. Flitto is an innovative crowdsourcing translation platform that allows users to read any content in their native language....

Jayne AnnSep 13, 2013 10:52 am GMT760 views
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Need translations on the go? Request them on flitto!
Crowdsourced Translations Get the Word Out from Libya
blog Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Crowdsourced translation is not perfect, but it shows what can be achieved when humans and machines work together.

Archenette EvangelioFeb 27, 2011 02:46 pm GMT2006 views
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Crowdsourced Translations Get the Word Out from Libya
Speaking in tongues: how the crowd is transforming translation
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Despite any concerns, the industry is developing rapidly. Getting tweets automatically translated to a number of languages within minutes of posting them is very exciting, but we're just at...

Fiona MaresOct 02, 2011 02:22 pm GMT1203 views
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Speaking in tongues: how the crowd is transforming translation
Translation Services USA's Crowdsourcing Translator, Ackuna.com, Raises the Bar for More Accurate Machine Translations
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Harnessing the power of Google Translate, the Facebook community, crowdsourced and crowdvoted translations, and an extensive archive of professional translations produced by Translation Services...

Benjamin FosselFeb 11, 2011 09:33 am GMT4997 views
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Translation Services USA's Crowdsourcing Translator, Ackuna.com, Raises the Bar for More Accurate Machine Translations
The Value of Monolingual Crowdsourcing in a Real-World Translation Scenario
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Those considerations notwithstanding, it is encouraging to see a set of machine translations get better without the use of any human bilingual expertise. The researchers are optimistic that with...

Benjamin FosselJul 21, 2011 01:39 pm GMT1069 views
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The Value of Monolingual Crowdsourcing in a Real-World Translation Scenario
Thanks to Crowdsourced Translation, LearnBoost Now Available in Spanish
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

LearnBoost provides free all-in-one solution, allows teachers to manage their classroom by offering an amazing gradebook, software for managing and creating lesson plans,tracking...

Fritz SchaeferOct 08, 2011 05:05 am GMT1806 views
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Thanks to Crowdsourced Translation, LearnBoost Now Available in Spanish
Duolingo Teaches You A Language While Helping Translate The Web (And Could Be Google’s Next Purchase)
document Distributed Knowledge

In order to quality check each translation, each sentence is translated by multiple people. People actually vote on which translation is best, and Duolingo throws in some wrong translations in...

Samuel BennettDec 23, 2011 09:17 am GMT1047 views
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Duolingo Teaches You A Language While Helping Translate The Web (And Could Be Google’s Next Purchase)
Lost in Translation No More – Rapid Online Translation is Taking Over
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Online translation is rising. Here are more startups to prove that it is indeed heating up: Babelverse is a startup whose concept is crowdsourced real time interpretation for conferences and...

Claire MackayMar 11, 2012 12:46 pm GMT1732 views
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Lost in Translation No More – Rapid Online Translation is Taking Over
reCAPTCHA Founder’s Duolingo Teaches Languages While Crowdsourcing Translation
document Distributed Knowledge

Duolingo is “much more ambitious,” Luis von Ahn said in an interview . “Here we have to create a very compelling Web site for people to come back to. In the case of reCAPTCHA, people were forced...

Luis Enrique MoralesJun 19, 2012 11:04 pm GMT512 views
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reCAPTCHA Founder’s Duolingo Teaches Languages While Crowdsourcing Translation
Consumers learn a new language while helping to translate the web
document Distributed Knowledge

A native English speaker interested in learning Spanish, for example, can begin by signing up with Duolingo. The site then gives the user single sentences to translate at a level that’s simple...

Fiona MaresJul 28, 2012 05:35 am GMT852 views
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Consumers learn a new language while helping to translate the web
Google, Mozilla and Wikimedia partnered to organize Maya
document Distributed Knowledge

The purpose of this translation marathon was to make content available in Maya, which is still spoken in one of its variants by 6 million people across Latin America. As for the twenty-plus...

Benjamin FosselAug 12, 2012 05:50 am GMT704 views
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Google, Mozilla and Wikimedia partnered to organize Maya
Kyrgyzstan: Online Crowdsourcing Project Wades into Language Politics
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

In an imaginative twist, the organizers (“We Want Kyrgyz Language in Google Translate” ) have turned to crowdsourcing, asking volunteers to translate and upload texts into an online database. The...

Tonya Van Dijk Dec 13, 2011 03:26 am GMT1432 views
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Kyrgyzstan: Online Crowdsourcing Project Wades into Language Politics
Buzzzwords and Publicity Stunts in the Language Services Industry: Google's Translator Toolkit
blog Distributed Knowledge, Tools

When a new tool, product or trend hits the market, crowdsourced translation agencies often use marketing tactics to "piggyback" on the publicity. Are their claims true, or are they...

Ofer TiroshJun 12, 2012 08:59 pm GMT1342 views
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Buzzzwords and Publicity Stunts in the Language Services Industry: Google's Translator Toolkit
Industry (Not) Lost in Translation
document Cloud Labor

The LSP industry consists of about 5,000 firms/agencies worldwide (one of the largest being publicly traded LionBridge, with about $400 million in annual revenue). The majority of these firms act...

Jayne AnnAug 08, 2012 10:35 am GMT2141 views
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Industry (Not) Lost in Translation
New Website Transfix.it Uses Crowdsourcing to Improve Computer Language Translation
document Distributed Knowledge

Transfix.it caters to a different audience, according to their CEO, Michael Messner. “Duolingo helps web developers translate entire websites. We’re focusing on short passages of text like...

Jason RobbinsAug 10, 2012 01:29 pm GMT1208 views
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New Website Transfix.it Uses Crowdsourcing to Improve Computer Language Translation
Join our community of translators: language ideologies and/in Facebook
article Crowd Creativity

The social networking site Facebook was only available in English until February 2008 when it announced the internationalisation of the site. Facebook Inc. created an application, the...

Aoife LenihanNov 06, 2013 08:44 am GMT792 views
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Join our community of translators: language ideologies and/in Facebook
Crowdsourced app translates any text, voice or image into 75 languages
article Tools

The crowdsourcing app—which is free to download on both the App Store and Google Play—enables users to type or copy a piece of written text, record some speech or upload an image of some text....

Fiona MaresJan 29, 2014 01:16 pm GMT437 views
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Crowdsourced app translates any text, voice or image into 75 languages
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