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On-Line Now: Newsletter Vol. 2 / No. 4

February 18th, 2009 | by LTD | No Comments

Issue 4 of the division newsletter is now available on-line. Go to Newsletter Archive on the left and click on Issue 4 – 2008. Thank You to:

  • Editor Roomy Naqvy and contributors Thierry Fontenelle, Laurie Gerber, Tuomas Kostiainen, Naomi J. Sutcliffe de Moraes, Roomy Naqvy, Dierk Seeburg, Ravishankar Shrivastava, and Kirti Vashee
  • Barbara Guggemos and Naomi J. Sutcliffe de Moraes for proofreading
  • Cindy Gresham for the layout

Newsletter November Issue On-Line

October 22nd, 2008 | by LTD | No Comments

Issue 3 (November 2008) of the division newsletter is available on-line. Go to Newsletter Archive on the left and click on Issue 3 – 2008. Thank You to:

  • Editor Lisa Carter and her contributors Sam Stallard, Naomi J. Sutcliffe de Moraes, Rosana Wolochwianski, and Tuomas Kostiainen
  • Barbara Guggemos for proofreading
  • Cindy Gresham for the layout

July Issue of LTD Newsletter Online

July 7th, 2008 | by Naomi de Moraes | No Comments

The latest issue of the LTD Newsletter is available for download! Go to Newsletter Archive and click on Issue 2 – 2008.

The articles cover many diverse areas.

In Free and Open Source Software for Translators, Corinne McKay walks us through what FOSS is, why it’s important, and what’s available for translators.

If you’ve ever been asked to deliver a translation in SDL Trados segmented format but don’t have SDL Trados, read Naomi de Moraes’ Tool Tips column on how to do this without purchasing SDL Trados.

In her article on Articulate Presenter, Emily Tell reviews a software product that allows you to create professional Flash presentations the quick and easy way.

In Trends in Language Technology: Machine Translation, Dierk Seeburg ruminates on the prevalence of machine translation in the news recently and where it might be heading.

In his column Trados Tip, Tuomas Kostiainen points out how useful the Trados concordance function can be and how to use it.

Thank You to:

* Editor Lisa Carter and her contributors Corinne McKay, Emily Tell, Dierk Seeburg, Naomi de Moraes and Tuomas Kostiainen.
* Barbara Guggemos and Naomi de Moraes for proofreading
* Cindy Gresham for the layout

Newsletter March Issue On-Line

April 6th, 2008 | by LTD | No Comments

Issue 1 (March 2008) of the division newsletter is available on-line. Go to Newsletter Archive on the left and click on Issue 1 – 2008.

Thank You to:

  • Editor Lisa Carter and her contributors Carey Holzman, Tuomas Kostiainen, Jonathan Lukens, and Naomi J. Sutcliffe de Moraes
  • Barbara Guggemos and Naomi de Moraes for proofreading
  • Cindy Gresham for the layout

Articles in Last Newsletter, and Deadline for next newsletter fast approaching!

January 23rd, 2008 | by Naomi de Moraes | No Comments

The ATA has not yet sent out the official message to members that the most recent LTD newsletter is available, so let me provide readers with a preview. Don’t forget that the deadline for submissions for the next issue is Feb. 15th!

Thomas Hedden wrote an interesting article about DVD Region Codes and Video Encoding Standards, and How to Overcome Them. I was totally unaware that DVD region codes affected PC DVD players, and not just stand-alone DVD players. Half my DVDs were purchased in the US and half in Brazil, but my current DVD-Rom drive is too old to complain. I live in a Korean neighborhood and I wonder how the Korean DVD rental stores deal with this problem. Do users have to have two DVD players at home? That sounds awful, but I can’t imagine the Korean DVD manufacturers releasing Korean films for every immigrant community in the world. The best part is where Thomas tells us…

Read on »

Hot Off the Press

January 15th, 2008 | by LTD | No Comments

Issue 4 of the division newsletter is available online. Go to Newsletter Archive on the left and click on Issue 4. A big Thank You to:

  • Editor Lisa Carter and her contributors Thomas Hedden, Tuomas Kostiainen, Naomi de Moraes, Dierk Seeburg, Emily Tell, and Jost Zetzsche
  • Barbara Guggemos, Naomi de Moraes, and Dierk Seeburg for proofreading
  • Cindy Gresham for the layout