Innovative Music Genre Glitch Shows Reasons Failure Can Empower Linguists

COVID-19 introduced headphones, microphones, and bundles of cables and plugs, into the interpreter’s regular daily professional milieu. Mostly liberating and at times frustrating, remote interpretation brought with it, by way of the electronics, the strangely euphoric and occasional ear-popping sounds produced by signal failure. I am not here to complain about it, no, but to […]

Unlocking This Secret Visualization Technique Will Make You Remarkable

A couple of weeks ago I was a guest speaker for a Saturday webinar hosted by Marco Hanson at Texan Translation. I presented ideas for an introduction to the interpreter’s role in personal injury cases. During the Q&A an interpreter asked me if I use long consecutive for personal injury depositions. My response, due 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 […]

Conversation with Nuremberg interpreter reveals how to overcome adversity

I roamed the neon lit food stands of the Riverwalk San Antonio food court searching for a table where to eat my chow mein. A throng of diners opened and there was Esther Diaz, a colleague of mine from Austin’s interpreting community. “I have someone I’d like you to meet.” I followed her to a […]