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News: Machine Translation Strikes Again

November 01, 2017 Comments

Machine translation fails typically have comical results, but sometimes the mistakes can have much more serious consequences. Recently, a Palestinian construction worker was mistakenly arrested after posting an image of himself on Facebook next to a bulldozer with the words “good morning” written in...

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Language Translation Facts
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Machine Translation Blunders

May 14, 2015 Comments

Literal translation can sometimes have adverse effects when the focus is put on the word and not the meaning. A word or phrase in one language in one locale, may have an entirely different meaning when translated into another language for a different audience. This is one of the strongest argument...

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Language Translation Facts
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machine translation, machine translation fails, translation fails, literal translation, arabic translation

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