Rank #1: Episode 79: The Localization Contrarian
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we chat with Luigi Muzii, the well-known localization contrarian, about how translation buyers and sellers will never understand each other, why we’re having trouble adopting blockchain, and why we struggle with innovation in our industry. There’s also a bit about ice cream.
Tune in to hear more!
May 08 2019
Rank #2: Podcast 041: Forecast 2018: What's Ahead for the Language Industry?
In 2017, we saw significant advancements in translation technology, most notably in the growing use of neural machine translation. But technology isn't the only thing that is having a major impact on our industry these days. Hear what our hosts believe are the major trends we'll all be facing in the coming year.
Nov 22 2017
Rank #3: Podcast 73: Lobbying for Language in the Halls of Power
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we talk with Bill Rivers, self-titled American language lobbyist, about his efforts to champion aspects of language in the United States--like education, translation, and interpretation--to the highest levels of government.
Feb 13 2019
Rank #4: Podcast 047: Ethics in Machine Translation
We’re in a language market today where more words are translated every single day via machine translations than what was translated throughout the entire corpus of human language in the past. What does this mean from an ethical perspective for professional translators, and how does it change our primary offerings? Join us for a fascinating discussion on a topic that impacts us all.
Feb 14 2018
Rank #5: Podcast 020: The Challenge of Neural MT: Part 1
The New York Times is writing about it. So is The Economist and dozens of other prestigious business publications. Why is Neural MT suddenly so important--and critical to language service providers? Tune in for the first in our three-part series on why neural MT is one of the hottest trends in the translation industry today.
Feb 01 2017
Rank #6: Podcast 046: How to Combine Content Strategy with Localization
Content strategy and localization are both essential components of successful global communications. But what happens when they're not aligned? And what do both sides of the coin need to know about the other? Hear what one of the world's top content strategists has to say to content specialists and language professionals alike.
Jan 31 2018
Rank #7: Podcast 037: Putting ‘Culturalization’ on the Localization Map
Cultural differences in geographical names usually aren't a top-of-mind priority for translators and localization professionals. But using incorrect place names can be serious cultural and political hot buttons—and even worse, the loss of your client's trust. Find out how to avoid offending key target audiences when the assignment calls for localizing maps.
Sep 27 2017
Rank #8: Podcast 053: How Netflix Localizes (Brilliantly!) for Kids in Japan
How do you localize for Japanese Netflix users who are way too young to know the language's three different writing systems--hiragana, katakana and kanji? Nexflix has found the answer, And the success to prove it.
May 09 2018
Rank #9: Podcast 022: The Challenge of Neural MT: Part III
Mar 01 2017
Rank #10: Podcast 024: Localization in the World of Gaming
Mar 29 2017
Rank #11: Podcast 021: The Challenge of Neural MT: Part 2
Feb 15 2017
Rank #12: Podcast 027: The Four P's of Global Marketing
May 10 2017
Rank #13: Podcast 049: Best Practices for Getting Paid
No doubt about it, translation and localization services are a labor of love. But let's face it, we all need to get paid...and paid well. Learn how one translator has mastered the art of getting paid quickly—while avoiding wasteful transaction costs.
Mar 14 2018
Rank #14: Podcast 035: Building a Global Infrastructure
Aug 30 2017
Rank #15: Podcast 023: Regulation, Process and Profit: A Look at Localization in Life Sciences
Mar 15 2017
Rank #16: Episode 76: How Following the Herd Impacts Localization
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we talk about social conformity, or following the herd, and how ‘the way things have always been done’ needs a shake up every now and then, including in localization processes.
Mar 27 2019
Rank #17: Podcast 042: Localization as a Humanitarian Effort: The Wondrous Vision of the Virtual Assistant Circle
In the wake of the Great Flood of 1999, a small group of people went to Hue, Vietnam to help save the lives of children who had lost their parents in the tragedy. Who could have ever guessed at the time that teaching language localization skills would become a road map for leading so many of these children out of poverty and into a future of real opportunity?
Dec 06 2017
Rank #18: Podcast 055: Advancing the TAUS Dynamic Quality Framework (DQF)
TAUS founder Jaap Van der Meer discusses why the DQF is so important for measuring quality in all aspects of the language industry. It's an episode you won't want to miss!
Jun 06 2018
Rank #19: Episode 75: What's the Latest with Neural MT?
In this episode of Globally Speaking, we talk with John Tinsley, CEO and co-founder of Iconic Translation Machines, about the current status of neural machine translation (NMT) and why it’s the right time to get on board.
Mar 13 2019
Rank #20: Podcast 048: Will TAPICC Become an Industry Standard for Translation APIs?
TAPICC is an acronym that stands for the Translation API Class and Cases Initiative. It's an industry-wide program designed to create an open-source platform that makes it easier and less costly for everyone who needs to integrate content management systems with translation management systems. Why does TAPICC matter to you? Tune in and find out!
Feb 28 2018