Around 100 professionals from the language and technology industries came together in Santa Clara, CA last month to discuss the future of language work. The event, The Future of Language Work: Enterprise, Technology, and Translation Professional Perspectives, was hosted by translation startup, Lilt, and featured two panelist discussions on topics ranging from language technology advancements to the effect of globalization on translation demand.
Over the last few decades, modern machine translation has improved more and more. From its beginnings in the 1940s to its contemporary improvements, machine translation has undergone plenty of change. As it’s improved, however, questions about its ability have been raised time and time again.