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Celebrate International Translation Day on September 30

September 29, 2016 Comments

International Translation Day (ITD) is celebrated every year on September 30th on the Feast of Saint Jerome. Saint Jerome, the patron Saint of translators, was the first person to translate the Bible into Latin from Hebrew. The day was launched in 1953 by the International Federation of Translators ...

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Language Translation Facts
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International Translation Day, Translation Day, Translators, translation
Islamic New Year 2016

September 28, 2016 Comments

The Islamic New Year, or Maal Hijra, is a holiday celebrated on October 2, 2016. Maal Hijra is celebrated on the first day of Muharram, which is the first month of the Islamic calendar. The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar, therefore, Muharram varies each year....

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Culture Curation
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Islamic New Year, Hijra, Muslim New Year, Islamic traditions, Muslim holidays
News: Alaska's Doyon Region Receives Grant to Help Save Native Languages

September 27, 2016 Comments

Doyon is one of Alaska's regional corporation and runs more than a dozen companiess. The 12.5 million acres of land in Alaska's interior they own is home to 10 ancestral languages, including nine Athabascan languages plus Inupiaq, and represents half of the 20 Native languages spoken in the state of...

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Culture Curation
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alaska languages, alaska native languages, endangered languages, doyon languages
Sitecore Symposium 2016 – All About the Whole Experience!

September 26, 2016 Comments

GPI had the distinct pleasure of not only attending, but also exhibiting at one of this year's most exciting events for Sitecore CMS partners and end clients! The New Orleans location only helped make it even more special and memorable....

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Content Management Systems
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sitecore symposium, sitecore symposium 2016, sitecore
Literal Translation of Chinese Dishes

September 25, 2016 Comments

Chinese food is great! It has layers of flavors and many spices. Well, that is, if you know what you are ordering. Most of the time when you walk into an authentic Chinese restaurant, you are presented with an English menu that is not English, you have no clue what 90% of the menu says. You may end ...

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Country Specific
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chinese translation, chinese translation fails, translating chinese dishes, literal translation fails
News Outlets in Europe Consolidate Translation Services

September 23, 2016 Comments

As the borders between European Union countries become more political than economic, the need to communicate information effectively to a diverse audience, without incurring huge costs, has become vital. Niemanlab.org reports that for news organizations with limited resources, this presents a huge ...

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Language Translation Facts
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EU languages, European Union languages, news languages in EU, news translation in the EU

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