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Speaking in tongues: how the crowd is transforming translation

Posted on by Jani Penttinen

… somewhat faster than chisels, the hassle involved in translating text hasn’t changed much since Moses tried to tweet the Ten Commandments: you have to find a translator, negotiate the price, send the text, and then wait a few days for it to come back.

Because this process is both expensive and time consuming, we’re used to avoiding it. Usually we only translate documents when we have to, such as an application for a foreign visa or an instruction manual for a product to be sold …

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Are the Golden Years history?

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… people already alive may even live to be 1,000 years old. (De Gray himself, with his Moses-like five foot beard, lends considerable credit to his controversial ideas). The result would be a world (possibly resembling Florida) full of retirees, with no one to support them.

When it comes to an aging population, Italy is an even worse position than the US and most other countries. After Japan, it is the “oldest” country in the world. Even today the country is struggling to …

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