The Tom Riddle Translation Paradox

By |2018-12-03T14:46:43+00:00August 20th, 2018|Fun With Translation and Language, Translation and Localization|

Spoiler Alert! If you haven’t read the Harry Potter books or seen the films, but intend to, DON’T READ THIS! Over Sixty Languages and an Anagram in Each! Let’s imagine a translation conundrum: You have a hugely successful book series’ character’s name that requires translation into over sixty languages. Translators need to capture the gist [...]

Translation v. Localization Explainer Video with Examples (2 minutes)

By |2018-12-03T14:54:00+00:00August 6th, 2018|Fun With Translation and Language, Translation and Localization|

The NN Group, the leading research and training group for user interface (UI) and user experience (UE) design and testing, has posted a cogent and simple video explaining the differences between translation and localization. Take a minute, its worth it! : https://youtu.be/J7ODeZK8TDI