For a long time, the brusque motto in the translation industry was “Good, fast, inexpensive – choose two!”. Since the advent of neural machine translations, and especially since the intelligent combination of machine translation and human post-editing (MTPE), this motto has clearly lost ground. Companies can now benefit from high-quality translations at low cost. And all this at the push of a button – if you know how to do it right.
Slanted cabinet or sense of achievement? Whether funny, beautiful or crazy, tell us your best story you’ve experienced with a user manual! Let us laugh along, exchange experiences or feel bare nerves!
The hype about machine translation has not yet subsided, but there are more and more practical applications that offer added value to industrial companies, language service providers and translators. In this article I will discuss the requirements that need to be met in order to successfully implement machine translation.
Almost 30 new English-language opinions, trends and contributions from the intelligent information universe have appeared this year in exciting, informative articles on the iiBlog. Our readers were particularly interested in these three gems.
How can AR applications actively support the user? What added value do they offer compared to classic user manuals? What is there to consider?
This article aims to draw attention to the increasing importance of technical writers/information managers and highlights the features of these job descriptions. In addition, it offers an overview of possible developments and recommended qualifications. Use the comments to let the community know which certifications you think are important for a technical writer or information manager.
Has intelligent information finally been standardized? IEC/EEE 82079-1:2019, the new standard for the “Preparation of Information for Use”, has been published. What does this golden grail of developing informa tion tell us about intelligent information? I researched the 82079 standard to find out if, and how, intelligent information has been adapted.
Can information be intelligent at all? What exactly is artificial intelligence? Are we already using AI today? Should we be afraid of it? What about ethics? Do we still have a role to play? Andy McDonald gets to the bottom of these and other burning questions.