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Good Things in Small Packages Tom Hoar - January 30, 2020Good Things Come in Small Packages David Versus Goliath is story about an underdog who defeats a mighty opponent against overwhelming odds. What does it teach translators, teams and agencies about machine translation? Despite six (6)… Continue Reading → Strategy
Quantum Machine Translation Tom Hoar - January 2, 2020Quantum Machine Translation Quantum physics, quantum mechanics, quantum leap, quantum machine translation... How have we come to use "quantum" in seemingly opposite ways? On the surface, the word "quantum" seems to be use… Continue Reading → Announcements
Comparing Slate Desktop to Google NMT Tom Hoar - June 13, 2019Comparing Slate Desktop to Google NMT Thirty-one translators created raw customized MT by translating a typical set of their work with their Slate Desktop™ engines. We created Google NMT from the same set and compared the… Continue Reading → Tesimonials
Slate and memoQ Speed My Work Igor Goldfarb - September 7, 2017Slate Desktop out of the cloud Igor Goldfarb was one of our earliest customers. He shares his experience using Slate Desktop™ with patent translations in Russian. Igor's been known to work with a timer next to… Continue Reading → Reviews
Practical MT Evaluation for Translators Tom Hoar - August 14, 2017We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them - Albert Einstein How can you consistently and effeciently evaluate machine translation engines? Subjective observations of the machine translation (MT) "quality" are simple and easy, but reviewing 35-40 words tells you nothing about… Continue Reading → Strategy
Who Is a Translator’s New Best Friend? Isabella Massardo - August 5, 2017 Isabella Massardo reviewed Slate Desktop™ in August 2017 on her blog, http://massardo.com/blog/review-slate/. Thank you Isabella. I have been aware of the existence of Slate Desktop™ since October 2015, when Tom… Continue Reading → Reviews
A Machine Translation Experiment with Slate Desktop™ Tiago Neto - July 7, 2017Slate Desktop out of the cloud Tiago Neto reviewed Slate Desktop™ in July 2017 on his blog, https://tiagoneto.com/slate-desktop/, as part of our Blogging Translator Review Program. Thank you, Tiago! I look forward to hearing more from… Continue Reading → Reviews
The Machine Translator in Your Computer That Imitates You Miroslav Posta - July 4, 2017Slate Desktop out of the cloud This is Miroslav Pošta's English abstract that highlights his conclusions when he reviewed Slate Desktop™ in July 2017 on his Czech language blog, http://www.translatoblog.cz/prekladac-v-pocitaci/. Thank you Miroslav! Have you ever… Continue Reading → Reviews
Překladač ve vašem počítači, který vás napodobí Miroslav Posta - July 4, 2017Slate Desktop out of the cloud Miroslav Pošta reviewed Slate Desktop™ in July 2017 on his Czech language blog, http://www.translatoblog.cz/prekladac-v-pocitaci/. His English abstract highlights his conclusions: The Machine Translator in Your Computer That Imitates You. Thank… Continue Reading → Reviews
Slate Desktop™ memoQ connector Tom Hoar - April 19, 2016Slate Desktop for Windows now connects with memoQ Joint announcement from Slate Rocks and Kilgray dated April 19, 2016 announcing the release of memoQ build 124 with built-in plugin support for Slate Desktop™ personalized translation engine™. With the… Continue Reading → Announcements