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Working as a Freelancer on the Road

Working as a Freelancer on the Road

Karen Montaldi Karen Montaldi
Hi everyone! Long time no post! A few weeks ago, I wrote about The Downsides of Working as a Freelancer, so today I wan
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The Role of Interpreters

The Role of Interpreters

Natalia Sgibneva Natalia Sgibneva
The opinion that in the future special gadgets will be able to replace human interpreters is growing more popular, and e
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From OCR to Text:

From OCR to Text:

E.S. Dempsey E.S. Dempsey
The following article is for the poor, the penniless translator who likes re-inventing the wheel and making lemonade whe
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When Word Goes Wacky

When Word Goes Wacky

E.S. Dempsey E.S. Dempsey
I'll put the answer at the beginning to save the reader some time: If your Microsoft Word document has some stran
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In-House Translator vs Freelancer

In-House Translator vs Freelancer

Natalia Sgibneva Natalia Sgibneva
I spent more than seven years as an in-house translator in two international companies. Becoming a freelancer has always
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Politics and Prose

Politics and Prose

E.S. Dempsey E.S. Dempsey
When does prose become politics? While working on translating a Kazakh short story into English, I was recently aske
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