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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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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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