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.
Like a box of pralines: you never know what you’ll get with machine translation output… AI has become an indispensable part of the translation industry, as it promises to save time and increase efficiency. Our blog post shows you how to use machine translation in just 3 steps.
Why Your Role of Technical Writer is Becoming Increasingly Important – Global Trends & Developments in Germany
Nobody would have expected this development if technical writers had been asked 10 years ago: The job description has undergone far-reaching changes and has grown in importance across all industry sectors. Find out what current trends look like and why you are becoming more and more important as a technical writer.
What do you know about chatbots? Do you know how old the oldest chatbot is? Did you know that it was programmed between 1964 and 1966? And do chatbots speak foreign languages? Check out this exciting, easy-to-read and refreshingly clear overview of the multifunctional assistants of the digital world.
“iiRDS has potential! Companies can develop entire information supply chains that ensure that modular information is provided from the component supplier to the machine manufacturer to the plant manufacturer to the operator in such a way that the end user can find a suitable answer to his question before he expresses it”, Rainer Börsig explains confidently. May it be a little more iiRDS? Of course, you’ll find it in the interview!
Aktuelles zum Normungsausschuss für Übersetzen: Warum alle Meetings der Arbeitsgruppe ISO TC37 SC5 WG1, also zu den Übersetzungsthemen, abgesagt wurden.
“We are convinced that the accumulated experience of system manufacturers, industry, service and consulting companies will lead to the best possible result: to a standard that works across systems, that fits methodically, and that is tailored to the individual requirements of companies”, our interview partners say about iiRDS. You can read more of their perspectives in the interview…
To be perfectly honest, doesn’t every manufacturer secretly dream of a connected factory – a Smart Factory? Perfectly optimized processes, components networked via the Internet of Things, fault diagnosis and elimination via tablet… downright self-thinking? You know how it works – sometimes dreams come true…
After more than 4 years the time has finally come – the revision of IEC 82079-1 has been completed. A large international standardization project involving tekom is coming to an end. As a member of the international working group and later as its convenor, I can really claim to have been there …
The Evolution of the Evolution of TC Conference in Sofia – The Journey from a Small and Informal Gathering for Technical Writers to an International Conference
As the Evolution of Technical communication conference is turning the respectful age of ten, let’s look back at how it all started. Read about the personal journey of Vanya who was involved in the very first community efforts in Bulgaria.