Which Are the Most Gender-biased Languages?


According to a study by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), the implications of gender bias may extend well beyond the usual sociopolitical dynamics in the U.S. While inequality in the workplace remains top of mind, women are still falling behind their male counterparts in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), but why? What explains this disparity […]

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What Is DTP and How Does It Relate to the Translation Industry?


Whether you’re a small business with a few employees or a large organization with many, chances are someone uses DTP for your marketing materials. DTP, or desktop publishing, is the collective name for most of the layout and design software used to make brochures, flyers, corporate publications and more. It might be used to create […]

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Squid Game Calls Attention to Subtitles and Closed Captions


In today’s video-rich global social media and streaming environment, the use of subtitles and closed captions has come to center stage. This week, news agencies and the Twitterverse alike reported that subtitles and closed captions for the hugely popular Korean-language series, Squid Game, did not accurately reflect the dialogue being spoken on screen. This recent […]

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Why It Pays (and Saves) to Translate Your Social Media


Over the years, social media has evolved from a mere communication and connection platform for personal use into a vital business tool allowing businesses and organizations to connect with their global audience.  And with this global coverage comes the need to translate your social media to meet the needs of your global audience. If you […]

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Subtitling vs. Dubbing in Global Markets


In today’s internet-dependent era, this computer network has become the primary channel for the dissemination of information. And through social media channels like YouTube and streaming platforms like Netflix, entertainment content has found a way of moving beyond geographical boundaries. Today, anyone, anywhere in the world, can access any information they want through the internet. […]

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Podcasts as a Language-Learning Tool


Having enjoyed exponential growth in popularity over recent years, podcasts are now a common part of many people’s everyday lives, with nearly one-third of Americans listening to podcasts at least once a month for education, entertainment, inspiration, and news. In particular, podcasts have proven to be a great tool for learning and practicing foreign languages […]

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Are Conspiracy Theories Culture-Specific or Do They Translate Across Cultures?


Conspiracy theories are a universal phenomenon, and the belief in them is widespread across oceans and civilizations. Conspiratorial viewpoints often cause a lot of conflicts between groups and nations. Many of the theories spread hate and falsehoods about other heritages, religions, and ethnic groups. History of Conspiracy Theories Conspiracy theories are stories individuals devise to […]

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