Google announces ergonomic changes to Google Translate

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Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
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New algorithm for machine translation Sep 1, 2010

"A video on the page explains how statistical translation works and does it in a manner that non-technical users can understand."

In Proz forum, we recently discuss about roles of Google Translates toward translators. I asserted that it will enhance our productivity if being used skillfully. I hope this refreshed ergonomics of Google will promote jobs of both translation users and service providers who are we the translators.
Soonthon Lupkitaro

[Edited at 2010-09-01 13:49 GMT]


Samuel Murray  Identity Verified
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More difficult to use Sep 1, 2010

I noticed this today, yes. The new design makes it more difficult to copy the translated text to the clipboard.


Neil Coffey  Identity Verified
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Erm... Sep 1, 2010

Am I the only one failing to see what all the big fuss is about...?


Theo Bernards (X)  Identity Verified
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Google Translate changed? So what? Sep 1, 2010

Neil Coffey wrote:

Am I the only one failing to see what all the big fuss is about...?

Not really, Neil, there are at least two of us icon_confused.gif. It doesn't worry me at all, to be honest. The best translation tool is the one between our ears, all other tools are helpful at best (Google Translate does have it's uses).

I still have major problems with Google storing and reproducing the translated terms whenever that translation is asked, because I strongly feel they hitching a ride on our backs with that practice.


Halil Ibrahim Tutuncuoglu "Бёcäטsع Լîfe's cômplicåtعd eñøugh"
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GOOGLE IS OK Sep 2, 2010

I find Google useful


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