First MpT (Machine pseudo-translation, now MpJ (Machine pseudo-journalism)!
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Michelle Kusuda  Identity Verified
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Jul 13, 2014

http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/03/17/quakebot_los_angeles_times_robot_journalist_writes_article_on_la_earthquake.html

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LilianNekipelov  Identity Verified
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Yes--yo are right, Michelle. Jul 13, 2014

Such stuff makes me nauseous. I'f rather read restaurant menus or a phone book than articles like that, not to even mention books--if they ever attempted to Machine translate them.

[Edited at 2014-07-13 12:21 GMT]


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First MpT (Machine pseudo-translation, now MpJ (Machine pseudo-journalism)! Jul 13, 2014




That's technology and our final human touch. Computers might translate, but they can't convey language.


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LilianNekipelov  Identity Verified
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Final touch? Jul 13, 2014

In some language you really have to redo the whole text--from scratch because the word order is wrong in order for the text to be in good style, not to mentions that a large part of the translation is totally wrong, or incomprehensible.

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