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July 21, 2022 00:02:53
Song title translation on Spotify complicates search for users

Song title translation on Spotify complicates search for users

Spotify recently addressed user concerns regarding the automatic translation of song names into English, making titles in languages such as Chinese particularly difficult to...

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July 20, 2022 00:03:12
BigScience launches open-source LLM, BLOOM

BigScience launches open-source LLM, BLOOM

BigScience, an artificial intelligence (AI) research initiative, recently launched BLOOM, an open-source large language model (LLM) that aims to make such technology more accessible.

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July 20, 2022 00:15:06
The Evolution of Airbnb’s Localization Strategy

The Evolution of Airbnb’s Localization Strategy

In 2018, Airbnb began a major transformation in its localization strategy and operations, developing and executing countless decisions, projects, products, processes and improvements —...

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July 18, 2022 00:04:49
ATRAE president elaborates on open letter to Iyuno-SDI

ATRAE president elaborates on open letter to Iyuno-SDI

In a statement to MultiLingual, Iris Permuy, president of ATRAE, elaborated on the open letter, which claimed that subtitlers and audiovisual translators face low...

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July 18, 2022 00:03:34
Creating a language access plan for an unwritten language

Creating a language access plan for an unwritten language

Translating a well-documented, widely spoken language is hard enough. Translating one that doesn’t even have a standardized writing system is even harder. That’s the...

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July 18, 2022 00:03:47
User feedback: the only quality measure that counts in localization

User feedback: the only quality measure that counts in localization

User feedback — direct information from those who use your product — is both the most important aspect of any good methodology and also...

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