22: The Challenge of Neural MT: Part III

In the third and final episode of our series on neural machine translation, we focus on how advancements in neural MT will impact LSPs and professional translators from a practical perspective. Hear why leading experts believe neural MT is a means to support human translation and not an end in itself.

Globally Speaking Radio, sponsored by RWS Moravia and Nimdzi.

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The Challenge of Neural MT: Part III

Guests

Jost Zetzsche is an independent translator, localization consultant and writer. He is the author of “A Translator’s Tool Box for the 21st Century” and “Translation Matters.” (www.internationalwriters.com) and co-author of “Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World”.

Olga Beregovaya is Vice President, Technology Solutions at Welocalize, and President of the Association for Machine Translation in the Americas.

Mike Dillinger is former President of the Association for Machine Translation for the Americas, and Manager, Taxonomy Team and Machine Translation at LinkedIn.

Chris Wendt is responsible for the planning and design of Microsoft’s machine translation services: Microsoft Translator, Bing Translator, Skype Translator and translation features in Office, Internet Explorer and Bing, as well as the subscription service available to the public. He guided the incubation of the original internal research project in the NLP group to one of the two most widely used automatic translation services on the web.

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Renato Beninatto

Renato Beninatto

CEO of Nimdzi Insights LLC

Renato Beninatto is the co-author of The General Theory of the Translation Company and leads Nimdzi Insights, a think-tank and consulting company that focuses on growth strategies for localization leaders. A former owner of an LSP, an executive in some of the leading companies in the industry and a linguist in his own right, this Brazilian-Italian-American citizen can’t shut up in Portuguese, English, Italian, French or Spanish.

Michael W. Stevens

Michael W. Stevens

Vice President Americas, CC of Translated

Michael has over 10 years of experience in the localization and IT industries. A well-networked entrepreneur, Michael’s main interest is in connecting and bringing people together. He not only enjoys learning about a company’s exciting ideas and developments, he also has a keen ability to add value—and fire—to new and innovative thinking.

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