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Surviving the World of Internet Marketing

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 in Latest |

The world of on line marketing is as mysterious to the general public as the Bermuda Triangle is. It seems that every person you meet or get an e-mail from has a new and exciting product that they want you to try! And to add to the confusion, it seems that they all cost at least $19.00 (as the price always seem to be in USD) and sometimes as much as $997. For a product that does not guarantee you a thing other then the possibility that it will work. They all have one thing in common, which is great ad copy. Each one seems to be written by...

Research in Natural Language Processing

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 in Latest |

All research dealing with Natural Language Processing or NLP has been successful in the past, despite the fact that much of that success is unknown to the public. Many of the accomplishments are based on programming methods that can allow concepts and meaning to be translated in such a way, that a computer can use them to use language effectively. This paper analyses the history of some of these programs and their developments, and the different focuses in NLP research. It ends by discussing some issues in having a correct simulation of human language, while proposing a slightly different focus to the research that is currently going on. In...

Proofreading and Editing Tips: Common Errors

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 in Latest |

Every author has a particular genre or style of writing, which he/she engages in most often. This may be comedy, horror, non-fiction, poetry, or many other varieties and combinations.   I am reasonably sure each of you has done some form of proofreading or editing of your own writing-regardless of how in-depth you were when doing so. Likewise, you may have read the work of other authors and reviewed their writing, even if only to yourself. Now, by reviewed I mean giving written thoughts or suggestions of your own about the novel or story you read. Below is a listing of the most general aspects of writing typically proofread...

Point 59: Judge Your Own Words by the Company they Keep

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 in Latest |

I have recently been reading WLF Think Tank’s “101 Things a Translator Needs to Know” and wanted to highlight one of the many important points in the book – point 59.   Point 59: Judge Your Own Words by the Company they Keep, briefly states why it is so important to ONLY translate into your native language. This point in the book indirectly confirms this by explaining how it is very difficult for a non-native speaker to present an accurate text using the correct and accurate collocations, phrases, slang, old wives tales etc. I am sure that some linguists are able to translate into a language that is not...

How to Beat Deadline Stress at Work

Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 in Latest |

Thinking about your deadlines in a new way can actually help your productivity at work. It seems as more and more technology comes out, it takes more and more of our time to allocate our attention to projects and deadlines at work. Between emails, the phone ringing and clients coming in, you may not have the time or energy to keep your with your different deadlines at work. But, one thing that you should not do is to stress out about the deadlines. You need to keep your stress at bay and actually play off it as if it was a good thing. Here are several ways that you...

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