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Free webinar: The Paperless Android Professional - April 16, 2020

Android smartphones and tablets pack quite a punch. But are you making the most of your device? Are your documents always organized and available? Are you letting smart technology like speech recognition do the grunt work for you? In this hour-long webinar, you’ll learn how to: Digitize and...

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techforword releases TWO on-demand courses: "Androids for Wordsmiths" and "Glossaries for interpreters 2.0"

You probably discovered techforword through our on-site courses or our series of free webinars. But we know how difficult it is for busy language professionals to attend live courses. That's why we're pleased to announce the launch of TWO new on-demand courses. Android for Wordsmiths: Five...

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Speech-to-text webinar recording + “New frontiers in interpreting technologies” course next week

Today's Speech-to-Text webinar was a smashing success! Over 350 people signed up to learn about how automatic speech recognition works and how it can be used for consecutive, simultaneous, and new interpreting modalities. Missed the session? No worries! As always, the recording and slides are...

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Free webinar: Text-to-speech - An introduction for interpreters. April 9, 2020

“Hey Siri, interpret for me.” Wait, not so fast! Voice technology can be helpful in our everyday lives. But Alexa & Co. won’t replace professional interpreters anytime soon. However, interpreters can use automatic speech recognition to our advantage in several ways. This free webinar will...

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Note-taking 2.0 recording + techforword live tablet interpreting course next week

Wow! We had over 300 people sign up for this week's free webinar, Note taking 2.0. Given the huge turnout, we decided to live stream the webinar. This was our first time live streaming a webinar, and we apologize for the glitches. We hope those of you who were unable to get into the webinar room...

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Zoom and Privacy

Here at techforword, we’ve considerably increased our online teaching activities in recent weeks due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Our tool of choice for running those online webinars and courses is Zoom, a videoconferencing platform that has experienced considerable growth as many of us work from...

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Free webinar: Note-taking 2.0 - April 2, 2020

Your tablet is great for reading the news, answering emails, and accessing glossaries in the booth. Why not use it for consecutive or general note-taking, too? In this webinar, you’ll learn how to: Digitize and easily share notes on paper Take notes on your tablet Mark up notes using your...

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Terminology recording + techforword live terminology course next week

This week's free webinar - Intro to tech-savvy terminology management - was a great success thanks to the passionate colleagues who joined us. Thank you for your great questions and ideas! The recording is now available on the webinars page of our website. Want to take a deeper dive into...

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Introducing techforword live: Classic techforword courses in a new online format!

Introducing techforword live: Interactive online courses on state-of-the-art topics - all from the comfort of your own home! Join us for our classic techforword courses in a live new online format! Weekly courses Glossaries for interpreters 2.0: Tech-savvy terminology management. March...

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Free webinar: Intro to tech-savvy terminology management - March 26, 2020

Have you ever seen colleagues deftly navigating electronic glossaries and pulling up the right term in no time flat and wondered: How can I do that? In this free webinar, you'll learn: Why to go digital Where to research terminology How to build glossaries collaboratively How to design...

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