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Black Friday 2020!

It's Black Friday! Read on to discover our two special offers and round-up of some of the best tech deals we've found. 💥 Offer #1: 30% off all techforword courses! 💥 📘 The Tablet Interpreting Manual - 13,30€ (usually 19€) 🗒 Paperless preparation on your iPad - 48,30€ (usually 69€) 🖋...

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CONTEST: Win a copy of the Tablet Interpreting Manual!

Over the last month, we’ve been quietly putting together a big project: The Tablet Interpreting Manual. We’ve been hard at work, and now, the end is in sight: We’ll be releasing our brand new e-book on Friday, November 20th! 🎉 But first, we thought we’d kick things off in style - with a...

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The tech's the thing: Interview in the ITI Bulletin

At a time when online learning is more important than ever, Nathaniel Elcock talks to Alexander Drechsel and Josh Goldsmith from techforword. This article was originally published in the ITI Bulletin. You can watch the full interview below. Alex and Josh! Who are you, and what do you...

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Will technology replace translators and interpreters?

People outside the language industry often tell us - more or less in jest - that our jobs are on the line, and will soon be replaced by machines, anyway. This month’s column is a reflection on exactly that. Feel free to forward it to your friends or family members who just won’t stop teasing you...

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The tech-savvy interpreter 2.0: Interview with Barry Olsen on the future of interpreting technology

In last month’s Tech-savvy interpreter 2.0 column, we shared the first part of our discussion with Barry S. Olsen on the history of interpreting technology. This month, read on to hear Barry’s take on the present and future of technology in interpreting. You can also check out the full video...

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Five ways to turn handwriting into digital notes with Nebo

Do you often take handwritten notes during meetings? Nothing quite matches the experience of writing by hand, right? There’s one problem, though: Going back through your notes and digitizing them is such a hassle! If you’ve got a tablet or convertible laptop, however, you’re in luck. Nebo is a...

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The tech-savvy interpreter 2.0: Interview with Barry Olsen on the history of interpreting technology

Announcing the Tech-Savvy Interpreter 2.0! 🎉 For the last five years, our good friend and colleague Barry Olsen has written the Tech-Savvy Interpreter column in the The Tool Box Journal - the premiere technology newsletter for translators. As you may know, Barry recently took a position with...

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How to set up your laptop and interpreting console for speech recognition

When the going gets tough and speeches are fast and furious, it’s hard to interpret every last detail. Names, numbers, and some terminology often end up getting short shrift. Speech recognition technology can help to bridge the gap, feeding you figures and terms from your glossary and reducing...

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Join the techforword summer learning challenge!

How does free access to twelve techforword lessons sound? You heard us right. This August, we’re making twelve of our lessons free to keep you learning all month long. And we’re giving away an entire free course to three lucky winners! Here’s how it works: We’ve picked four of our courses and...

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Ban bad sound from your online meetings with Krisp.ai!

So you’re in an online video call, and someone calls in from their mobile phone. On top of poor audio, there’s also background noise. 😰 What if there were a tool that used artificial intelligence to clean up bad audio? Funny you should ask: that tool actually exists. 😁 It’s called...

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