Zoom Touts Purchase Of AI Translator Kites But Humans Still Have A Few Tricks

During the pandemic, we’ve seen several companies do extremely well adapting to the revolution in the workplace. With all that’s happened to linguists over the last year and a half, you might think the worst is over. However, with businesses and governments trying to re-start after lockdown protocols many of us have seen the ‘hiring’ […]

Is tipping interpreters an emerging trend in 2021?

Is tipping interpreters going to be an emerging trend in 2021? As freelance services increase in demand so is the sentiment that it is a premium service for law firms and businesses. A colleague once said, “Because of the short request time for many interpreting jobs, it not only should be conducted as a cash […]

Travis County Unexpected Reinstatement of 2-Hour Minimum for Interpreters

A few weeks ago I received an email from Travis County Criminal Courts. “Assignment Available,” it says. Most of the time I cannot respond, “I’m available!” fast enough. However, this time I got the job. Then, I get my check. The amount was not for the standard 2-hour minimum, but for 1.5 hours. One of […]

Self Driving Cars Eliminate Colossal Personal Injury Claims Business

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Battling out liability for auto accidents may soon come to an end. Or will it? Autonomous vehicle technology is set to take center stage in 2021. The technology is becoming accurate to the point where determining velocity, direction, and right-of-way will come from the cars themselves. Clocking inOne of the main factors for interpreters to […]

78 adjectives you need to know to describe pain in your language

“On a scale from 1 to 10, how would you rate your pain?” We hear this question anywhere medical treatments are provided. Pain scales are important tools in medicine for assessing the extent to which pain may be limiting someones ability to work or simply move. However pain at the outset can appear subjective. That’s […]