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Google Translate now allows website owners and visitors to edit translations
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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 GMT1218 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 GMT755 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 GMT1465 views
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Free Online Human Translation Service Takes On Babelfish, Google Translate
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 GMT1279 views
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Speaking in tongues: how the crowd is transforming translation
Need translations on the go? Request them on flitto!
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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 GMT813 views
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Need translations on the go? Request them on flitto!
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 GMT5237 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 GMT1127 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
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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 GMT3281 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 GMT1162 views
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Duolingo Teaches You A Language While Helping Translate The Web (And Could Be Google’s Next Purchase)
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 GMT772 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 GMT1514 views
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Kyrgyzstan: Online Crowdsourcing Project Wades into Language Politics
Lost in Translation No More – Rapid Online Translation is Taking Over
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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 GMT1802 views
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Lost in Translation No More – Rapid Online Translation is Taking Over
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 GMT2236 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 GMT1295 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 GMT1203 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 GMT531 views
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Crowdsourced app translates any text, voice or image into 75 languages
Nathalie Molina: Translation 2.0: What's changed and who cares?
video Distributed Knowledge

The moral of the story here is this: People are wasting money and opportunities faster and more painfully than ever before, and translation in all its forms is not going anywhere. But if we don’t...

Fiona MaresAug 20, 2011 08:54 pm GMT1915 views
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Nathalie Molina: Translation 2.0: What's changed and who cares?
Crowdsourcing the Flood
document Distributed Knowledge

Here are some they have found useful. All of these websites are in Thai, but luckily the developers made them intuitive enough for foreigners to try the navigation or wade through with Google...

Claire MackayOct 25, 2011 09:39 am GMT1560 views
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Crowdsourcing the Flood
Buzzzwords and Publicity Stunts in the Language Services Industry: Google's Translator Toolkit
blog 

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 GMT1401 views
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Buzzzwords and Publicity Stunts in the Language Services Industry: Google's Translator Toolkit
A Start-Up Bets on Human Translators Over Machines
document Distributed Knowledge

For Duolingo to work well, it needs a huge crowd of learners. The more proficient they become, the greater the chances of accurate translations. In Duolingo, a large piece of text is broken into...

Harshida PatelJun 20, 2012 08:49 am GMT767 views
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A Start-Up Bets on Human Translators Over Machines
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