Poll: Are there fads in the translation/interpretation profession?
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Sep 13, 2014

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Teresa Borges
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English to Portuguese
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Other Sep 13, 2014

Any differences since last year?


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neilmac  Identity Verified
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Yes Sep 13, 2014

Same as in most other professions, I'd imagine.
However, what is "faddy" can be rather subjective. I tend to talk about jobs rather than "projects", which I feel sounds a wee bit too grand for some of the work I've done over the years. "Localization" is another term that I perceive as rather faddy. "Clouding" is another...

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Michael Harris  Identity Verified
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German to English
Not really, Sep 13, 2014

Not really,

or at least in my specialised technical fields. There are always new technologies, but not necessarily "fads"

[Edited at 2014-09-13 21:10 GMT]

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