Why automatic translations are bad.

Artículos en Inglés | 2018-06-01 09:04:32

Most of us have used Google Translate or similar services more than once to translate something on the spot. Some may have used the "auto-translate" function in Google Chrome to translate websites while browsing, or used Facebook's auto-translate function too. However, are these Artificial Intelligence's (AI) translations good enough to replace human translators?

Short answer: Absolutely not.

Long answer: Yes and No.…

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The perfect translation

Artículos en Inglés | 2018-05-09 17:15:05

Does the "perfect translation" exist? In my opinion, no. There is no such thing as a perfect translation, but before trying to explain my reasoning on this, let's introduce the linguistics term "Anisomorphism".

Anisomorphism: (linguistics, lexicography) The absence of an exact correspondence between words etc. in two different languages; the differences between two given languages that create mismatches in a translation dictionary.

What this means is that there are certain words or expressions in a language that can't be…

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