Slate Basics

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In the early 1970's, computer graphics were complicated. GE Genigraphics, a graphics service bureau, earned $25 million annually making overhead slides for the Fortune 500. Today, top executives use PowerPoint in airports and almost no one has heard of overhead slides or Genigraphics.

Have you heard that statistical machine translation (SMT) technology is complicated? It was in 2008, but technology improves and once-complicated technologies become simple. Slate simplifies SMT technology so everyone can use MT applications.