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Presentation on social media for translators

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Presentation on social media for translators

You may remember that in May this year, Sarah Dillon and I gave a presentation on web 2.0 and social media for translators at the ITI conference in London, Sarah presenting remotely from Brisbane, Australia, and me in person at the venue in London. This made for some interesting technical challenges, and allowed us to [&hellip

Remote working using Wi-fi

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Remote working using Wi-fi

I’ve just returned from a short holiday in the Devon countryside. Living in London I tend to lust after the peace and quiet of remote countryside. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to be quite as ‘remote’ from my work as I’d hoped. I hadn’t quite managed to complete all of my translation jobs before going away, [&hellip

Is ‘text speak’ really so bad?

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Is ‘text speak’ really so bad?

Linguistic doom-mongers frequently lament the demise of the English language, complaining that standards are just not what they used to be, that kids these days simply don’t have a grasp of how to use language correctly, lack creativity, etc., etc. Human nature appears to have a natural tendency to assume that things gradually get worse, [&hellip

Crackberries – is that the device or the user?

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Crackberries – is that the device or the user?

I’ve had a Blackberry for about 6 months now and it has changed my life. No joke. It has changed my life, but in ways that have been surprising. The amazing ease of viewing emails which appear instantaneously on its screen like text messages is notoriously mesmerizing and hard to ignore, but has allowed me [&hellip

Tackling two jobs

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Tackling two jobs

Since leaving my office job two months ago my working life has seen many changes. Far from being the ‘easy life’ working from home, I’ve found myself busier, more stressed, and more productive than ever before. In the early stages of freelancing there’s a lot for me to learn, and what a steep learning curve [&hellip

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