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Technical translation Translation company Clare Round-the-clock interpreting in 3 languages.Can we help you with any interpreting? Whether you need one interpreter or 25, phone or in person, call Atlas. Product launch, game localisation and much more!  Linkee launching in Norway, featured in Dragons’ Den, Tris, Dean and Ben were a delight to work with. Polish translation

Fran Meets World | Halloween

I was born in the month of Halloween. I’m not sure if this says something about me but when I was little, I really wanted to have powers like Samantha in Bewitched and her daughter Tabitha, so every night I would wiggle my nose to switch off the light without having to get up (pure […]

The Urban Dictionary

At a translation agency, you never know what you’ll need to translate next – but sometimes it’s just a case of clarifying the meaning of a term! In 1999, a college freshman named Aaron Peckham decided to create an online dictionary to poke fun at more established methods of recording words. His creation was called […]

Google Translate Sings… Christmas Songs!

A career in translation – well you never know where it might take you, as Malinda Kathleen Reese consistently shows! Not just written translation and interpreting… This week we’re sharing a festive themed video from the talented Malinda Kathleen Reese. Enjoy!

Google Translate Singing…. Thriller

At Atlas Translations we are big fans of Malinda Kathleen Reese and her singing translations. We hope you enjoy this too! This month’s featured Google Translate sings from the brilliant Malinda Kathleen Reese is Thriller! Enjoy!

Translation into – Songs with Lyrics or Influence from other Languages

Songs This week we’re looking at songs which are famous over here in the UK, which contain lyrics of influence from other languages. Les Cactus – The Last Shadow Puppets (original by Jacques Dutronc) – French British indie group The Last Shadow Puppets covered a number of songs by artists such as Leonard Cohen and […]

Despacito by Google Translate

This month we’re featuring the talented Malinda Kathleen Reese singing hit of the summer Despacito. The Spanish word despacito means slowly in English, but what will Google make of it?

Google Translate

The Limitations of Google Translate   The continual development of Machine Translation can be a cause for concern amongst ranks in the translation industry. After all, the mechanisation process which has already made its mark on many key industries, such as agriculture, has proved a double- edged sword – increasing efficiency and productivity, while putting […]

Note to McDonald’s – Could try harder

Here at Atlas Translations, we were interested to read that McDonald’s billboards written in the Hmong language went up this week in two locations in Minnesota, US. It’s the first time McDonald’s ever has advertised in Hmong in the United States One of the billboards advertises an apparently longstanding staple of American cuisine — breakfast at […]