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How Eurovision’s first non-binary winner challenges our words

Reading time: 5 min If you watched this year’s Eurovision Song Contest or at least glanced at the news about the winner, you might have noticed something interesting in the language used by the commentators of the show or your local media. The winning participating country was Switzerland with the song “The Code” performed [...]

2024-06-05T13:48:35+01:00June 5th, 2024|Translation Insights|0 Comments

Lost in legalese: the art of translating law

Čas branja: 4 min In the intricate mosaic of language services, the translation of legal documents stands out as a particularly demanding and nuanced discipline. In one of our recent articles, we explored the rich world of translating tourist texts, where eye-catching slogans, unique wordplay and a hefty dose of creativity reign supreme. Legal [...]

2024-04-11T12:46:25+01:00April 11th, 2024|Translation Insights|0 Comments

Tips and tricks for terrific translations of tourist texts

Reading time: 4 mins If you look back at your last holiday trip, do you remember what drew you to it? Perhaps it was breath-taking photos of its scenery, rich culture, pleasant climate or friends’ recommendation. Whatever it was that motivated you to pack your bags and explore a new part of the world, [...]

2024-02-13T13:26:37+01:00February 13th, 2024|Translation Insights|0 Comments

How to place a perfect translation order

Reading time: 5 mins Placing an order for a service you may not be familiar with can be daunting. If you give incomplete information, it can take time until your language service provider (LSP) have everything they need and can complete your request to your satisfaction. To make the translation process less time-consuming and [...]

2024-01-11T13:08:51+01:00January 11th, 2024|Translation Insights|0 Comments

We’ll take a cup of kindness yet, but how many millilitres is that exactly?

Reading time: 4 mins December is here once again - for many, this is one of the most anticipated times of the year, full of warmth, hope, and the company of loved ones. Can’t you already smell the freshly baked biscuits and hear the crackling fireplaces? You may already be planning your Christmas dinner [...]

2023-12-07T14:02:59+01:00December 7th, 2023|Translation Insights|0 Comments

What was Christopher Columbus’ real name?

Reading time: 5 mins You may find the titular question somewhat redundant – is Christopher Columbus’ name not… Christopher Columbus? The answer is yes and no, and the question opens up a broader discussion on translating proper names. We will explore this topic with numerous examples that may help you with dilemmas in English [...]

2023-10-27T13:52:55+01:00October 27th, 2023|Translation Insights|0 Comments

Conquer local markets through user interface translation

Reading time: 4 mins Recently, the local press has reported that the Slovene government is in talks with Apple to convince them to include the Slovene language on their devices.[1] This is not the first time the issue has been brought up and also not unique to Slovenia, although certainly more commonly observed in [...]

2023-10-05T13:05:13+01:00October 5th, 2023|Translation Insights|0 Comments

Is ChatGPT a good translator?

Reading time: 5 mins In our previous article we looked at ChatGPT from the perspective of the translation industry; does it pose a threat to human translators or is it a welcome companion? The article briefly touched on ChatGPT’s machine translation (MT) capabilities and its potential advantages over other online MT tools. ChatGPT’s main [...]

2023-09-07T09:32:46+01:00September 7th, 2023|Translation Insights|0 Comments

ChatGPT: translation industry’s friend or foe?

Reading time: 5 mins It is almost certain that you have at least heard the name ChatGPT in the last few months. This AI-powered tool has taken the world by storm, opening up several discussions on how it and other similar tools will fundamentally change the way we work. Scenarios vary from utopian to [...]

2023-08-08T08:50:25+01:00August 8th, 2023|Translation Insights|0 Comments

Find the right interpreting for every occasion

Reading time: 5 mins Our previous article covered the basics of interpreting - from what it is, how it differs from translation, to how an interpreter prepares for the job. In it, we only briefly mentioned today’s topic: the types of interpreting and their use cases. So let us dive in and explore how you [...]

2023-05-11T12:36:22+01:00May 11th, 2023|Translation Insights|0 Comments
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