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December Web round-up

Here’s our latest round-up of articles on translation, interpreting and related themes that have appeared across the Web this month.

Arts and culture

Les 5 techniques de traduction littéraire

La traduccion tiene mucha fuerza en el PIB

Weekly dispatches from the frontlines of world literature

Alistair Elliot, best known for his translation of Medea, obituary

Sigrid Nunez’s novel ‘The Friend’ wins National Book Award

Prix Ful Lei translation prize boosts Sino-French cultural bond

A new translation of an anti-heroic German doorstopper of 1968

 

Freelancing/SME

I’m a translator, not a machine. When it’s time to say goodbye to a client

7 razones por las que un traductor deberia tener un blog

How to provide added value to your T&I clients and build key relationships

10 simple ways to boost your translation or interpreting website’s SEO

Why ergonomics matters to professional translators

  

Interpreters

Viral fame for Brexit sign language interpreter

Life as a football interpreter

The story of the UEFA interpreter who want viral thanks to Jurgen Klopp

 

Miscellaneous

Como traducer la risa

The sound of silence: extinct languages disappear without trace in Brazilian museum fire

A decade of data reveals that heavy multitaskers have reduced memory, Stanford psychologist says

16 best translation and language influencers to follow on Twitter

Greek vet embraces Welsh culture 

Schoolgirl who can speak eight languages wins national prize

 

Newspapers and TV

International language monument to be built in Cardiff

 

Medical/healthcare

Inglés medico: Hablar claro, redactar bien: 3 Consejos – Educación Digital

 

Opinion

Embrace your inner critic: how embracing criticism could make you a better, happier translator

 

Research

MIT researchers are training computers to learn languages the way children do

 

Science and technology

Intelliwebsearch: a timesaving productivity tool for translators

Eight of the most bizarre machine translation fails of 2018

How to add a traditional glossary to a Microsoft Word document

 

Translation community

The merits and challenges of translation according to Adonis

 

Trends

Siete de cada 10 traductores editorials necesitan otro trabajo para vivir

Italian translator survey reveals income, translation rates, productivity tools, MT use

 

Look out for our next round-up at the start of March.

 

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