Judge rules machine-learning auto-translate "literal but non-sensical"

Judge rules machine-learning auto-translate "literal but non-sensical"

Per TechCrunch, a judge ruled that a machine-automated translation of your rights and other legal documentation might be *literally a correct translation* but results in nonsensical language.…


Jun 18, 2018
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What’s in the news: June 8, 2018

What’s in the news: June 8, 2018

Some important updates and notes regarding communication access today, June 6, 2018: FCC VOTES TO “STRENGTHEN AND SUSTAIN” IP CAPTIONED SERVICES and Without Interpreters, California’s Deaf Prisoners.…


Jun 08, 2018
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Trapani is RID’s new CEO [Updated]

Trapani is RID’s new CEO [Updated]

This post was significantly updated on June 7, 2018 at 9:40 am Central time Trapani Hired as CEO In…


Jun 07, 2018
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How much do interpreters make?

How much do interpreters make?

Using employee wage data from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics and the Cost of Living Index from Numbeo, we can learn how much interpreters earn and how far that wages goes when you compare it to the cost of living from that area.…


Jun 01, 2018
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What’s in the news: May 25, 2018

What’s in the news: May 25, 2018

Bringing you the latest in Deaf, ASL, and Interpreting news: CASLI, DC, being taken seriously and more!…


May 25, 2018
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Ethical tests, rights-based ethics, and maxims

Ethical tests, rights-based ethics, and maxims

Before I explain my RIDIR Framework that has helped many people there are a few foundational pieces that we all need to understand: ethical tests, rights-based ethics, and ethical maxims.…


May 23, 2018
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What’s in the news: May 14, 2018

What’s in the news: May 14, 2018

A few things in the news on May 14, 2018: Gallaudet, ALDI and TRS.…


May 14, 2018
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An introduction to ethics for professional interpreters

An introduction to ethics for professional interpreters

Ethical decision-making is one of the primary tasks that a professional interpreter must face. More so, it's something that interpreters must *live out*. See, the life and principles of ethical, or moral, decisions are a continuous commitment to your principles.…


May 12, 2018
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Busting myths about interpreting

Busting myths about interpreting

Four myths about interpreting from mileage to uniforms.…


May 08, 2018
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