Tag Archive: Globalizaion

“Fun Knee Fry Day”: Passion and Machine Translation

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What if all of life’s passions were translated by machine translation? “I want to neglect the remainder of my life with you…” Video courtesy of blamesocietyfilms Sign up here for a free webinar… Continue reading

“Fun Knee Fry Day”- Menu Notes

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Reading the fine print on the menu can sometimes be an entertaining experience… I think I’d prefer the Baked Drooling Tadpole… It’s always better with a little bit of spit. But the rest… Continue reading

“Fun Knee Fry Day”- Happy Hour Anyone?

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You may want to think twice before imbibing in some of these beauties… Is this for human consumption? I’d like a can of bottled water please. Interesting flavor… Would you like to start… Continue reading

“Fun Knee Fry Day” – Voice Recognition Elevator

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A hilarious video of Localization gone wrong… Video courtesy of fuelingforthelight

“Fun Knee Fry Day”

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Just a few letters can make a world of difference!

“Fun Knee Fry Day” – A Humorous Series of Mistranslations

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Recently Lonely Planet, creator of travel guidebooks, ran a photo contest where travelers submitted photos of their favorite funny and confusing translations.  We at adaQuest found their top 20 highly amusing! 1. What… Continue reading

G11n, I18n, L10n, Translation – Sure you know what these mean? OR Feeling GILTy because you need clarification?

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Many businesses who are in the initial stages of taking their products to new markets get confused by the terms Globalization, Internationalization, Localization and Translation.  Collectively, these terms are referred to as “GILT”,… Continue reading

The power of translation at your fingertips…getting cozy with your community.

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Part 5 – The key to enabling crowd-based translations – site integration Content repurposed courtesy of Lingotek, http://www.lingotek.com So far in this series we’ve talk about why the traditional translation model breaks down… Continue reading

Every “Crowd” has its silver lining…Understanding the advantages of using the Crowd

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Part 4 – Traditional vs. Crowd translations Content repurposed courtesy of Lingotek, http://www.lingotek.com In part 3 we explained the various channels for translating your content. We implied that sometimes your crowd may be… Continue reading

Product Globalization – Which Market Should I Consider First!

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Recently, I had the opportunity to host a discussion panel regarding Product Globalization at the GoGlobal Event presented by the Washington Technology Industry Association (WITA). At this event, I learned that only around… Continue reading