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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 GMT1599 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 GMT1075 views
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Flitto, the Korean Startup That Uses Crowdsourcing to Destroy Google Translate
Google sets up a community site to help improve Google Translate
article Tools

The new Community site follows a similar feature inside Google Translate that gives users the ability to submit their own corrections. As Google Operating System spotted in April, it’s just a...

Rebecca GutierrezJul 26, 2014 01:02 pm GMT885 views
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Google sets up a community site to help improve 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 GMT1659 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 GMT1037 views
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Need translations on the go? Request them on flitto!
Google asks Pinoys to translate Web to Filipino, Cebuano
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

It followed the launch of the Google Translate Community last year, a crowdsourcing tool that serves as the tech giant’s way of filling gaps in the quality of translations by its machine. Google...

Samuel BennettSep 01, 2015 11:56 am GMT1286 views
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Google asks Pinoys to translate Web to Filipino, Cebuano
Google Translate Doesn’t Cut It, So a New Service Taps Human Translators Over the Phone
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

That’s the vision behind Linqapp, a language exchange app launched in 2013 that crowdsources translations by real people, kind of like Flitto and Hellotalk. Founded by German Sebastian Ang...

Jason RobbinsSep 25, 2015 12:59 pm GMT1011 views
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Google Translate Doesn’t Cut It, So a New Service Taps Human Translators Over the Phone
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 GMT6085 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 GMT1377 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 GMT3588 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 GMT1513 views
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Duolingo Teaches You A Language While Helping Translate The Web (And Could Be Google’s Next Purchase)
Free Online Human Translation Service Takes On Babelfish, Google Translate
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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 GMT2021 views
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Free Online Human Translation Service Takes On Babelfish, Google Translate
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 GMT1039 views
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Google, Mozilla and Wikimedia partnered to organize Maya
Google Wants To Improve Its Translations Through Crowdsourcing
article Distributed Knowledge

Clearly, though, these crowdscourced translations will influence Google’s algorithms. “You help will enhance translations for millions of users,” Google promises new members of the Translate...

Harshida PatelJul 26, 2014 06:22 am GMT1104 views
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Google Wants To Improve Its Translations Through Crowdsourcing
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 GMT1821 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 GMT2211 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 GMT2615 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 GMT6332 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 GMT6285 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 GMT898 views
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Crowdsourced app translates any text, voice or image into 75 languages
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