Links Interpreters Love: October 2023

LINKS INTERPRETERS LOVE is a monthly curated collection of articles, free resources, and industry-related goodies from various sources across the internet. A lot of good information can be found here, so check back each month for more!

Articles:

How human translators are coping with competition from powerful AI

Advocates push Spokane County to improve language access in local courtrooms

 

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Refresh or enhance your Law and Crime Vocabulary in English

Understand the structure of the Court System

 

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Common Misconceptions About Interpretation

 

 

Unpacking Medical Interpreter Certifications – Part 2: CCHI

This is the second post of the “Unpacking Medical Interpreter Certifications” series, check out the first post (NBCMI edition) here.

If you are thinking of becoming a medical interpreter, having a national certification is key to paving the way for a successful career in the field.

In this post series, we will give you valuable information on the certifications provided by the two major medical/healthcare interpreter accreditation bodies in the country, NBCMI and CCHI.

It’s time we take a look at the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters, the CCHI.

 

What is the CCHI?

 

The Certification…

Unpacking Medical Interpreter Certifications – Part 1: NBCMI

This is the first post of the “Unpacking Medical Interpreter Certifications” series, check out the second post (CCHI edition) here.

If you are thinking of becoming a medical interpreter, having a national certification is key to paving the way for a successful career in the field.

In this post series, we will give you valuable information on the certifications provided by the two major medical/healthcare interpreter accreditation bodies in the country, NBCMI and CCHI.

For our first post, we will start with the National Board of Certified Medical Interpreters (NBCMI).

 

What is the NBCMI?…

Decoding Artificial Intelligence Interpretation: Can We Really Trust It?

Artificial Intelligence (AI)  is the buzzword of the moment, captivating everyone with its endless possibilities. But when it comes to interpreters, there’s a mix of awe and concern about whether AI will take over their jobs.

So, let’s address the big question: will Artificial Intelligence Interpretation really replace professional interpreters?

WIRED magazine recently conducted an experiment where two professional interpreters went head-to-head with an AI interpreting tool, and the results were intriguing.

Let’s look at some key takeaways from the experiment:

 

Spoiler alert: While AI can rapidly process vast amounts of information, AI interpretation is not…

Links Interpreters Love: July 2023

LINKS INTERPRETERS LOVE is a monthly curated collection of articles, free resources, and industry-related goodies from various sources across the internet. A lot of good information can be found here, so check back each month for more!

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