Tag: reader polls
Reader Polls: Machine Translation in Social Media, Life Sciences — Opportunity or Headache?
Life sciences could be slowly warming to machine translation, but not for all cases, a poll showed. Mixed views on YouTube enabling MT for comments; and the sudden interest in voice assistant tech. Continue reading
Reader Polls: Are Freelance Translators Hard to Find? And That TikTok Translation Fine.
How hard is it to hire freelancers when the job market for full-time remote workers is hot? And how much is enough as a penalty when Big Tech violates privacy statement translation rules? Continue reading
Reader Polls: What Roles Are Hardest to Fill in the Translation and Localization Industry?
Is it harder to find a Project Manager or an AI Engineer? Slator readers weigh in on hiring for localization industry roles, recruiting salespeople, language learning, and B2B video market potential. Continue reading
Reader Polls: Should Translators Learn to Code? Is Creative MT an Oxymoron?
Translators should start learning how to write computer code, said the majority of poll respondents. But nearly half believe that creative machine translation is a non-starter. Continue reading
Reader Polls: Should Regulators Require Flagging of Machine Translated Content?
Stunning majority of poll respondents think regulators should require flagging of machine translations. Plus your take on fully-automated translation quality reviews, etc. Continue reading
Reader Polls: Non-English Netflix, Open to Work, AI Voices at a Screen Near You
Here’s your take on Netflix’s non-English content, Apple hiring people for their voices in many languages, changing jobs in 2021, and machine-generated voices going mainstream. Continue reading
Reader Polls: Online Dating via Google Translate, Risk to Top LSPs
We asked your opinions on the single biggest threat to top LSPs, multilingual dating at scale, client proximity, and business performance thus far in 2021. Continue reading
Reader Polls: Human Translation Speed, Look Who’s Hiring Aggressively, Email Behavior
'Many open roles'—look who’s hiring! Email no longer ‘feels like millions.’ For PEMT, what’s a reasonable speed and will hiring subject-matter experts fluent only in the target language become a thing? Continue reading
Reader Polls: TMS vs. LSP, Public vs. Private Sector Clients, Return of In-Person Meetings
What will business look like in 2021? When will in-person conferences return? Do you prefer public or private sector clients? Where are the large accounts going? Continue reading
Reader Polls: The Trados Brand, AI Writer, LSP Cemetery, Holidays
Should RWS rebrand Trados or leave the name as is? Would you let AI convert your bullet points into text? Are 20,000 LSPs in the dying zone? Holiday plans for LSPs and freelancers. Continue reading
Reader Polls: Freelancer Tests, Better CAT, Sales SEO, Back to Booth?
Should LSPs pay freelancers for taking tests? Have CAT tools and TMSs improved? How important is SEO to the lead funnel? And will interpreters ever return to their booths? Continue reading
Reader Polls: Acolad-AMPLEXOR Take, Job Market, Hiring Plans, and Still #WFH?
Your take on the Acolad-AMPLEXOR deal is...? What’s the job market like? Is your company currently hiring? Are you still working from home? Continue reading
Reader Polls: RWS-SDL Combo, ISO Standards, Covid-19 Translation Rules, IPO ex-Australia
What do you think about the RWS-SDL deal? How important are ISO certifications? Should the EU relax translation rules for the Covid-19 vaccine? Will there be any other IPO outside Australia? Continue reading