Websites with WordPress

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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Scam warning: US National Court Interpreters Database (NCID) email scam

The following was sent to me from a colleague, and I am hereby spreading the word. To: All Individuals Listed in the National Court Interpreter Database Re: Interpreting-NCID Scam  The Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO) was advised on January 22nd, 2018 that interpreters in several states received a scam email requesting money…

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artificial brain

An Introduction to Neural Networks

For the readers who have been wondering whether I have made any progress with my neural machine translation project, indeed, I have. I have successfully installed and run OpenNMT with the default settings as in the tutorial, though the resulting translations were fairly terrible. This was to be expected, since a whole lot of fine-tuning…

Read More/Weiterlesen — online version of the journal of the Northern California Translators Association

Sorry for the long silence on the blog, but I have been working on resurrecting, the online version of the Translorial, the journal of the Northern California Translators Association (NCTA). There are some very interesting articles, going all the way back to 1978. So head on over to and check it out!

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Slides for presentation at ATA58, ST-7, “An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Neural Networks”

You can download the slides for my presentation here. (© All rights reserved, though I am happy to share a version with higher resolution or give specific permission for reuse of the slides upon request.) Abstract: From spam filters to stock trading bots, the applications of artificial intelligence are already omnipresent. This poses important questions…

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