Keyboard Corner: CM Storm Novatouch

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As a technical translator, Frédéric Aubert is sold on mechanical keyboards. One of his favourites is the CM Storm Novatouch; it makes him itch to start work every day. Read his review to find out why. Read more…

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Keyboard Corner: Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000

MS Ergonomic 4000 Next up in the Keyboard Corner is a review of the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 keyboard by Stefanie Sendelbach. Thank you for your contribution, Stefanie! Read more…

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Keyboard Corner: Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop

MS SculptEllen Singer is kicking off the Keyboard Corner with a review of the Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop keyboard. Thanks for being the first, Ellen! Read more…

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Keyboard Corner

Keyboard CornerThe Keyboard Corner is a new place for translators to talk about which keyboard they use and why. Read more…

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Brexit, Clinical Trials and Medical Translators

Following the EU referendum in the UK last week, it seems likely that the UK will be leaving the European Union. Many translators are now wondering how Brexit will affect their businesses, while many EU citizens living in the UK (and UK citizens living in the EU) are wondering how it will affect their terms of residence. I’m concerned about both scenarios, but in this post I want to look at another aspect: how Brexit might affect clinical trials and medical translators, in particular those who translate into or out of English. Read more…

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Matias Ergo Pro: an ergonomic, mechanical keyboard

IMG_20160317_172957320I’ve spent the last couple of months translating with a Matias Ergo Pro keyboard as part of my workstation set-up. Here’s an account of how I adapted to its ergonomic layout, its best features and some minor niggles. Read more…

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Slate Desktop and SDL Language Cloud Custom Machine Translation Engines

slate_sdl_languagecloud_1Last September, I wrote a blog post about Slate Desktop, a new customised machine translation (MT) engine developed by Precision Translation Tools that was released in February this year. Since then, I’ve been testing Slate Desktop alongside the SDL Language Cloud Custom MT Engines solution. Here’s a report on my findings so far. Read more…

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