The Left and the Right Speak Different Languages—Literally

The Left and the Right Speak Different Languages—Literally

In the study, the Carnegie Mellon researchers used a technique that has spurred big improvements in automated translation of words and phrases between different languages.

Heaven's Vault Is a Rare Videogame About the Art of Translation

Heaven's Vault Is a Rare Videogame About the Art of Translation

Heaven's Vault is an elegant, simple system wrapped in a truly beautiful game. Heaven's Vault is about the thrill and uncertainty of lost knowledge—about connecting to the past and to other people. Heaven's Vault is one of the most enthralling narrative-driven adventure games I've played in a long time.

Google's New Interpreter Mode Translates Your Conversation

Google's New Interpreter Mode Translates Your Conversation

A new feature in Google Assistant, called Interpreter Mode, turns the virtual assistant into a real-time language translator between two people who are trying to chat in the same physical space.

The Widely-Spoken Languages We Still Can’t Translate Online

The Widely-Spoken Languages We Still Can’t Translate Online

For the first round, the teams have 24 hours to figure out as much useful information as possible from social media, blogs, and news reports, with the help of a few resources like a basic dictionary and an hour of time with a native speaker of the language.