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  Jessica Roland

Gengo Pulse on Globalization: Talking with Translators Without Borders

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We often talk about helping businesses go global, but today we’d like to highlight the important role translation plays in helping improve (and often save) lives around the world.

Translators Without Borders (TWB) connects translators, corporations and non-profits to increase …

  Natalia Manidis

Faces of Gengo: Sam

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Sam is the Richard Branson of the translation world. His ambitions and determination to succeed have seen him develop skills in five languages, live in three countries and work for some of Korea’s biggest names such as Doosan and LG, …

  Sarah Siwak

Basics: Using Glossaries for Consistency, Clarity

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Need help using Gengo? Hitting a snag with text translation or site localization? In this series we’re taking it back to the basics.

Instead of repeatedly explaining terms in the comments section, you can maintain term consistency across multiple translation …

  Robert Laing

2013 Year in Review

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As we grow Gengo, our community becomes ever stronger. It’s a constant source of delight and surprise when I hear how people are using our service and to learn more about our translators’ lives on and off the platform. Everyone

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo Pulse on Tech: API Events in 2014

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January is always full of experts’ predictions on how their industries will change over the coming year, and the API world is no exception. So far, we’ve heard from SOA, 3Scale and Steve Marx and John Sheehan in their

  Matthew Romaine

Gengo-dō: Engineering the Japanese Way

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The Gengo engineering team worked incredibly hard in 2013, so as a combined year-end celebration and opportunity for engineers to work on special projects, we organized an overnight hackathon for our team of twelve. In Japanese, such a hackathon is …

  Jessica Roland

Gengo Pulse on Globalization:
A LocWorld and TAUS Founder Interview

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Localization World and Translation Automation User Society (TAUS) events are core venues for globalization professionals to share ideas, exchange stories and unveil new tools and services. Respective founders Ulrich Henes and Jaap van der Meer have been at the cutting

  Natalia Manidis

Faces of Gengo: Ivan

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Ivan began learning English when he was nine years old after his mother took him to a private tutor in his native Russia. Since then, English grew to be a huge part of Ivan’s life, later becoming the cornerstone of …

  Natalia Manidis

Gengo Pulse on Crowdsourcing: A Crowd for Every Purpose

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Crowdsourcing is distributed problem solving. You take one task (or many smaller ones) and spread it across a crowd of hundreds to thousands to solve. In our case, it’s translation, but you can also use a crowd for reviews, design, …

  Natalia Manidis

Faces of Gengo: Misty

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Misty discovered the French language while studying opera during college. Dazzled by its beauty, she took every French course available and then went on to study it on her own. And here began her French adventures. With Gengo’s flexible schedule …

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