AB5: Do you know your ABCs?

At February’s NCTA General Meeting, two representatives of the language industry discussed the ramifications of AB5 for the industry and suggested what independent language professionals can do to help. On January 1 of this year, Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) went into effect and brought sweeping changes to California’s labor laws. The intention of AB5 was…

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A not so new kind of scam – email spoof

So, the following arrived in my inbox today, allegedly sent from me, to me. Further down in that longwinded text, they demand a payment in Bitcoin to release my email domain from the hack. I immediately checked the header to see whether my account has indeed been hacked. Of course it hasn’t, they just spoofed…

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Slides for Presentation at ATA59

You can find the slides for my presentation “An Introduction to Neural Machine Translation” at the 59th Annual Conference of the American Translators Association here. The handouts summarizing my presentation at ATA58 on neural networks in general can be found here.

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New Address!

Please note my new address, effective immediately: CFB Scientific Translations Carola F Berger, PhD, CT PO Box 865 Buellton, CA 93427 USA (same time zone, UTC-8)

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Workshop: How to Create a Professional Website with WordPress

I recently presented this workshop on website creation with WordPress, which was organized by the Northern California Translators Association. Summary: Themes, posts, pages, widgets, plug-ins, SQL databases, SSL, … oh my! In this workshop, you will not only learn what these terms mean, you will learn how to build a professional, responsive website from scratch…

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