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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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Swap your webcam for this iPhone app!

Today we'd like to show you an app to use your iPhone or iPad as a high-quality webcam on your Mac with pretty much any video-conferencing platform: Zoom, Skype, WebEx, Teams, and many more. Meet Camo, from London-based software company Reincubate. The app just launched today, but we took it...

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Hey, Siri! Get me 50% off an amazing new techforword course!

It was great to be back for a live webinar with the awesome techforword community! (Missed it? Check out the recording and slides!) Speaking of awesome - we set the bar high, and you delivered. We've achieved our goal of making our Video and Audio Secrets for Great Remote Meetings video...

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Audio and video secrets for great remote meetings

Over the last few months, remote meetings have become part and parcel of our daily lives. Setting up our own workplaces for remote interpreting from home - with a great internet connection, headset, and a quiet work environment - will only get you so far. To go beyond that, you’ll have to...

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Free webinar: Collaborating in the cloud- July 9, 2020

Are you comfortable collaborating in the cloud? Unsure where to start or how to keep information confidential? The good news: Every cloud has a silver lining. In this one-hour webinar, you’ll learn how to: Share background and meeting documents Prepare terminology together Communicate with...

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Free YouTube special: The tech behind techforword

We're excited to bring you our first ever YouTube Special - a behind the scenes look at the tech powering techforword. In The tech behind techforword, you'll discover the tools and workflows we use to bring you engaging, interactive courses. This YouTube exclusive will debut at 5 pm CET / 11...

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Two free techforword events in one week!

This week, techforword has two great events lined up for you! Live Q&A on Inside Interpreting - June 23, 2020 This Tuesday at 4 PM CET/10 am EST, Josh will be the featured guest on Inside Interpreting. Discover tablet interpreting - and the research behind it - and get answers to all of...

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