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At eLingual.Net, we're committed to connecting professional translators & interpreters with clients in a fair, ethical, and transparent way. (Beta)
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"It's an informal and imperfect form of triage that unfolds in clinics across the country every day, with potentially harrowing consequences should something be lost in translation."

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/08/15/638913165/with-scarce-access-to-medical-interpreters-immigrant-patients-struggle-to-unders
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"This case ... illustrates the difference between knowing a foreign language and being able to accurately and completely interpret the critically important words spoken by a witness in the course of an interrogation," the court said.



https://www.law.com/njlawjournal/sites/njlawjournal/2018/01/24/court-voiding-sex-crime-confession-urges-more-use-of-interpreters-by-law-enforcement/?slreturn=20180024144917
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"I was genuinely puzzled by this “translation” and its implications for our trust in technologies and our growing dependability on machines."

https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/google-translates-mongolia-service-goes-horribly-wrong/
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"If you grew up with immigrant parents who didn’t speak English, you probably remember your first job as a child: family interpreter."

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/translating-immigrant-parents-kids_us_5a43e516e4b06d1621b6948e
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Trained interpreters offer another measure of safety, because a mistranslated diagnosis can cause mistakes and force someone to make an uninformed treatment decision.

http://www.mcall.com/business/healthcare/mc-nws-health-translators-hospitals-20171115-story.html
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"..despite the advancements in technology, there are still plenty of moments when Google doesn't quite nail a translation, whether because of a glitch, an ambiguous choice of words, or human trickery."

http://www.businessinsider.com/google-translate-fails-2017-11
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Israel police wrongly arrested a Palestinian man after Facebook mistranslated his simple greeting into a terror threat. https://www.fastcompany.com/40484938/facebooks-translation-software-got-a-man-wrongly-arrested
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