In the last few decades, machine translation has become more and more common as a tool to improve speed and reduce cost for companies scaling localization programs. The process itself has helped to make large amounts of the world’s content available for people outside of the target language audience.
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.