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Gerda Prato-Espejo
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Interesting news for NY court interpreters.

#interpretation   #law  
 
It’s bad enough going to housing court without a lawyer—but it’s even worse if you don’t speak English

#interpreter   #legalinterpreter  
It's bad enough going to housing court without a lawyer—but it's even worse if you don't speak English, Comptroller Scott Stringer agued today.
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Here's the schedule for the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters & Translators 2015 Annual Conference.  May 15th-17th. Atlanta, GA.

Visit their website at www.najit.org and Twitter @NAJITOrg


#interpreter   #networking   #NAJIT   #translation  

http://www.najit.org/Conferences/2015/schedule.php
PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE. Below you will find the preliminary listing of conference sessions. This schedule is subject to change. NAJIT submits our conference sessions to many states for CEU approval. To see more information about the CEUs each session is approved for, click here.
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Translating social media by +Chiara Grassilli 


#translation   #socialmedia   #language  
 
Translating material about social media is a lot of fun, but also a challenging task. The translator's work is to provide the users the same fun experience that they could have if they were using the social media networks in English.
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Here's a great article about the history of email.

#infographic   #smithsonian   #invention  
 
"In 1978, a 14-year-old boy invented email."  Yes. And his name is Shiva. 
In 1978, a 14-year-old boy invented email. He created a computer program, which he called "email," that replicated all the functions of the interoffice mail system: Inbox, Outbox, Folders, Memo, Attachments, Address Book, etc., the now fami...
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I just accepted my #alsicebucketchallenge  
Mine won be this funny though ;-)
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Volunteering your translation skills.
Great post +Olga Arakelyan 
Also true for interpreters.

#translation   #interpretation   #frelancing  
 
Have you thought about donating your translation skills to support a good cause?
I am still getting feedback from colleagues all over the world after publishing the post about 10 business mistakes I made as a startup freelance translator. And one of the things I hear a lot is that there aren't enough possibilities for beginners to build...
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Thank you for sharing, Gerda!
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Interesting article about multilingualism.
Do you speak another language? Do you agree with these benefits?
 
6 Multilingual Benefits That You Only Get If You Speak Another Language

#language #multilingual
"If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world."...
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Great information for all freelancers out there! 

#entrepreneur   #freeapps   #businesstips  
 
Whether you are an entrepreneur, freelancer, employee, student etc, it's hard not to find something useful in the very good list of free resources. Many thanks to +Catherine Christaki for sharing it on Twitter.
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Hello, Gerda! Shared this on Facebook, thank you very much!
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Skype Translator.

#technology   #translation   #interpretation  
 
Skype Translator helped me speak Spanish for the first time
I woke up this morning, ate my breakfast and spoke some Spanish. I can’t even speak Spanish. I didn’t emerge from a dream or experience a medical miracle, I used Skype Translator. It’s a new app...
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This is my #ALS   #icebucketchallenge  
+Barbara Mason Van +Athena Matilsky and Maritza Marinelli you have been challenged!

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Are we any closer to wireless charging? Here's an interesting take on it.

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It’s 2014 and wireless charging still isn’t mainstream, what’s holding it back?

Post by +Simon Hill 
Why are we still waiting for widespread wireless charging to take off? Why doesn’t every Android device support it out of the box? Why can’t we be free from the tyranny of the wire? We take a look at the state of wireless charging.
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*Co-Creator of the "Endless Possibilities Talks"  #EPT initiative in Google+
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