Monthly Archives: August 2019


With Free Translation, You Get What You Pay For

While many functions formerly performed by human beings (think wholly logical areas like mathematics) can today be performed flawlessly and quickly by machines, other functions not wholly governed by logic (say, translation, for example) still require human effort to be performed properly. Many translation agencies offer seemingly unbeatable low rates for machine translation, with an…


When Onsite Interpreting is Out, Try Over the Phone

Picture this: you’re a business owner and you must have a quick call with your client in Brazil who speaks limited English and would feel much more comfortable having a fluent conversation in Portuguese. Or you’re an immigration attorney who’s having trouble finding a Punjabi interpreter on short notice for your client’s immigration interview. Or…