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Alexander Drechsel
Language nerd, tree-hugger, web aficionado
Language nerd, tree-hugger, web aficionado
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8 things that don't work in my new Dell venue 11

I really wanted this machine to work, but when the keyboard loses its connection to the tablet every few minutes, the screen flips upside down whenever you detach it from the keyboard,  and you can't enter anything into online forms, it's time to send it back...

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I invited the people behind four different platforms — Babelverse, Capiche, Vicki, and ZipDX — to come to our virtual classroom. They described how they provide interpreting services using the web or other distance solutions. [... W]hether you like it or…

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Reblogged from A Word In Your Ear:[youtube=iPad interpreter] A day in the life… of a tablet interpreter. A slightly exaggerated account. My electronic wristband wakes me up again. With gentle vibrations, it pulls me…

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New blog post: Learn English or stay home?

I came across an article the other day titled “Learn English or stay home”. It was written by Olav Øye for the European Voice website, but unfortunately sits behind the paywall. According to the byline, Øye is a consultant and has dedicated his masters…

+Jeff Jarvis +Gina Trapani +Leo Laporte Tip for TWIG: http://boingboing.net/2012/02/02/french-court-rules-that-its.html - Google trying to squash maps competitors?

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T-shirt seen at AIIC Assembly in Buenos Aires. Do not try this at home!
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Wie lange es wohl dauern wird, bis man statt "E-Book" wieder einfach "Buch" sagen kann, so wie man nicht mehr Digitalkamera und Digitaluhr sagt, sondern Kamera und Uhr? Eigentlich müsste man das doch aus verschiedenen Daten (der Sprachwissenschaft und der Wie-schnell-setzt-sich-Technik-durch-Wissenschaft) wenigstens grob vorhersagen können.
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