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Source text - English IBM ThinkPad: The history of ThinkPad
Did you know the ThinkPad® name was thought up during a coffee
break? According to IBM legend, an IBM researcher took from his pocket
a notepad, which had the word THINK on it, and conceived the idea
of a small, portable tool on which to write, read, work — and
Back in the late 1980s, analysts were forecasting a bright future
for portable computers and predicting that IBM's days were numbered,
given the company's focus on mainframes and enterprise projects.
Little did they realize that IBM would lead the coming technological
advances in the portable market, becoming the company that has
done more than any other to bring new technology to mobile computing.
Translation - Spanish IBM ThinkPad: La historia de la portátil
¿Sabía usted que el nombre ThinkPad se le ocurrió a alguien durante
un receso para tomar café? Según se cuenta, un investigador de IBM
tomó una tableta de papel (pad) de su bolsillo con la palabra THINK
escrita, y concibió una herramienta portátil y compacta para escribir,
trabajar y pensar.
A finales de la década de los 80, los analistas pronosticaban
un gran futuro para las computadoras portátiles y predijeron que
los días de IBM estaban contados, dado el énfasis de la compañía
en las computadoras tipo mainframe y los proyectos empresariales.
Estos señores no tenían ni la más mímima idea que IBM encabezaría
la industria con sus innovaciones tecnológicas en el mercado de
computadoras portátiles y que aportaría a la industria de la computación
móvil más tecnologías que cualquier otra empresa.
Highly creative, resourceful and skilled professional translator with over 15 years of experience translating, proofing, and editing materials from a wide variety of fields, including, but not limited to computer hardware and software, marketing, tourism and travel, current events, and government. Native Spanish speaker. Resident of the USA since 1980 with near-native fluency in English. Truly bilingual AND bicultural. Currently employed full-time as an English-Spanish/Spanish-English translator/proofreader at Alma DDB advertising agency. Previously employed as a bilingual technical writer/translator at Tracfone Wireless, Inc.
Previously held the position of Campaign Specialist at the same company. Previously employed as a Translation Account Manager at MotionPoint Corporation.
Previously employed as an English/Spanish translator at IBM Corporation (Now Lenovo). Supervised and managed the work of a team of six translators.
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