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Fonts, Keyboards, and Non-Roman Scripts

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The English orthography is called Latin for historical purposes.  Writing systems used by other languages are called non-Roman scripts (NRS).  For computers to deal with NRS correctly, the document format, applications, keyboards, and fonts all have to cooperate. 259 more words

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ICT4D Information and Communication Technologies for Development

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Information and Communication Technologies for Development, ICT4D, is the industry and academic term for technology focused on the Emerging World.  It has a large body of work including subfields encompassing Health, Education, Agriculture, etc. 190 more words

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A Day in the Life of a MTT/FBA

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Mark Rustine and Abigail Roberts are guest speakers this week.

Mark Rustine speaks about A Day in the Life of a Mother Tongue Translator… 129 more words

A Day in the Life of a Translation Consultant

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Andy Kellogg is the guest speaker this week.

Andy Kellogg joined Wycliffe in 2005 and Seed Company a year later.  His first assignment was as a Consultant in Training.  125 more words

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A Day in the Life of a Field Coordinator

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Cate Burnett Fierbaugh is the guest speaker this week.

When I met Cate Burnett Fierbaugh, she was living on the edge of the Sahara Desert and working on minority language development.  134 more words

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Translation in Practice

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Since 2000, translation efficiency has improved by over 50%.  At least half of this gain is due to increased funding.  Most of the remainder is due to process improvements: MTTs, cluster approach and workshops, and shorter, focused projects.  105 more words

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Cross-cultural Communications

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Worldview is one’s personal view of the world and how one interprets it.  People in the Emerging World are rational and most “crazy” things in Africa have common sense explanations.  58 more words

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