Wednesday, July 18, 2012


It’s time for me to have a little break from blogging, so I’ll see you back here in a couple of weeks. Hope you are having a great summer!

Friday, July 13, 2012

Versatile Blogger Award

I was really pleased to receive a Versatile Blogger Award from translator Judith Carrera a few months ago. I’ve had so many other things to post in the meantime that I failed to acknowledge Judith’s kindness.

My Spanish skills have faded quite a bit over the years, but from what I can understand of Judith’s blog and website, she has some interesting thoughts, so do check out her site if you can read Spanish.

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Translation Tools

I’m a low-tech translator. I use my knowledge, dictionaries, other reference works, the internet, translation networks, and other contacts in order to translate.

But I know that a lot of other translators rely on tools. I don’t, in part because I think they actually require quite a bit of work that makes them not quite worthwhile. But here’s a link to a short piece on translation tools. I don’t agree with the list (people are needed for much more than the final draft!), but it’s interesting to see where non-language professionals think our field is going.

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Infographic on Languages on the Web

Interestingly, infographics seem quite popular lately. Here’s one that Matt Bramowicz of Translation Cloud sent me about languages on the internet.