FIT Council has decided that the FIT Statutory Congress and the FIT World Congress in Varadero, Cuba, on 30–31 May and 1–3 June 2022, respectively, will go ahead as planned.

Present MT-development status

[Discussion open] What is the present MT-development status? To what extent are human translators still required?

January 17, 2018  /  2 Comments ››

A question of ethics

[Discussion open} A question of ethics: Which guidelines are applied by MT companies with regard to using third-party translations?

January 15, 2018  /  2 Comments ››

Cooperative development models

[Discussion open] We believe that MT can only be truly successful if developers do not work in isolation, but in cooperation with translators.

January 13, 2018  /  1 Comment ››

MT quality metrics

[Discussion open] MT quality metrics seem to study each segment in isolation, while an assessment of whether a professional translation is fit for purpose will normally consider the text as a whole.

January 11, 2018  /  1 Comment ››

MT and translation quality

[Discussion open] It seems that MT developers are not really in tune with what translators would like to have.

January 9, 2018  /  3 Comments ››

Language combinations

Which language combinations yield the best results in Google Translate?

November 29, 2017  /  1 Comment ››

How does Google Translate (and similar tools) actually work?

Our first set of questions centers around how does Google Translate (and similar tools) actually work?

November 7, 2017  /  9 Comments ››

About Aljoscha Burchardt

Hello everybody, It is a pleasure for me to be …

November 7, 2017  /  Comments Off on About Aljoscha Burchardt

Invitation to translators: your experiences with technology

  Dear members of the FIT family, we are very …

May 9, 2017  /  9 Comments ››

Limits of MT – from a QT21 partner (CNRS)

The following is the beginning of an article published about …

March 12, 2017  /  Comments Off on Limits of MT – from a QT21 partner (CNRS)