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Machine Translation and Confidentiality

Machine Translation and Confidentiality

Machine Translation and Confidentiality Machine translation and confidentiality: not a problem often discussed. Once text is typed into a translation engine, such as Babylon, Google Translate or Bing, who owns the translation? When working with a language service...
Cross-Cultural Communication

Cross-Cultural Communication

    Cross-Cultural Communication and the various dimensions When thinking about cross-cultural communication it is easy to fall into the trap of thinking in stereotypes. For example: Japanese employees never speak their mind while Americans are loud and bossy....
Culturally Sensitive Medicine

Culturally Sensitive Medicine

Culturally Sensitive Medicine Culturally sensitive healthcare includes everything from marketing to patient education to service provision. With our focus and expertise on healthcare translations, we have previously written several times on topics such as targeting...
Linguistic Validation – Who, What, and Why?

Linguistic Validation – Who, What, and Why?

Linguistic Validation is a set of processes designed to ensure that a translation is linguistically accurate, culturally appropriate, and validated by a professional in the field. It is a process mostly used in the translation of clinical trials, one our areas of...
Healthcare marketing to Millennials

Healthcare marketing to Millennials

When designing healthcare marketing to Millennials, consider that 21 percent are Hispanic and speak a foreign language at home.  Millennials, who account for 75.3 million people in the U.S., are more racially and ethnically diverse than any prior generation. Their...
RTL Language Direction in CSS – basics

RTL Language Direction in CSS – basics

Here are a few best practices on Right to Left (RTL) formatting that have come up with developers tasked with RTL languages like Arabic, Hebrew and Farsi. Formatting RTL Text for your website can made more easy by using the language direction CSS style property. This...