Off topic: Blind trust in Google Translate
Thread poster: Daniel Grau

Daniel Grau  Identity Verified
English to Spanish
Jun 22, 2012

Read the following thread in the Microsoft forum. The funny part is the original poster's reply.


Piotr Bienkowski  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:19
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English to Polish
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Translate Server Error Restaurant Jun 23, 2012


Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT  Identity Verified
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English to Spanish
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Hilarious! Jun 23, 2012

Well, I think there will be a new category of communication in the future: broken communications because of lack of MT service at a certain point in time. Oh wow. This is going to create such an amount of business for us translators when frustated user of MT get fed up and decide that it is time to set things right once for all!!


LilianNekipelov  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 04:19
Russian to English
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Serious? Jun 23, 2012

I don't think anybody in sound mind was ever taking machine translation seriously. I use it myself sometimes for very rare languages, mostly for cooking recipes that look great. I wasn't able to cook anything yet, following those translated recipes. I hope the food will not explode.


Heikki A (X)  Identity Verified
Local time: 11:19
English to Finnish
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funny Jun 23, 2012

Haha!icon_biggrin.gif I was literally laughing out loud, but wouldn't dare write LOL hereicon_wink.gif


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