Freelance pricing: day rates for translators a possibility?

Every freelance profession has its average project costs and ball-park day-rate estimates, but freelance translation has limited itself to a per-word model for the most part, with little room to price for value created rather than quantity of words translated.

Using Trello for translation projects

Having recently passed the 500,000 user mark, this up and coming collaboration and productivity tool from software greats Fog Creek has made a splash in the world of startup developers and designers, and I'd hazard a guess that it could well be an ex

100 years of Alan Turing, Bletchley Park and Translation

As we approach what would have been Alan Turing's 100th birthday (23.06), many publications around the world have turned their attention to this remarkable man and how the brute computational power and logic of his mind came to see through to the essence of codes and ciphers as if they were writt

Career options for language students

Knowing which jobs to apply for on graduation, or even before becoming a language student, can be a good thought exercise. Short of being a full-time linguist, what other options are there for people with a passion for languages?

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