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  • Computer mouse – old buddy with new talents

    Computer mouse – old buddy with new talents

    I wouldn’t normally expect much more from a computer mouse than right click, left click, double click, scroll. But I was taught better recently. Among the slightly younger generation (i.e., my kids), rather bulky and gaming-type models seem to be in vogue lately also for office (ie.,school) work. Not exactly made for traveling in your […]

  • The new IATE interpreters’ view – what’s in it for EU meeting preparation?

    The new IATE interpreters’ view – what’s in it for EU meeting preparation?

    The EU’s terminology database has been around for quite some time – the project was launched back in 1999 and has been available to the public since 2007. Recently, it has been revamped, and an “interpreters’ view” has been added. All EU interpreters, staff and freelancers alike, have access to it, and it is tailored […]

  • Some thoughts on the importance of trust in conference interpreting | by Karin Walker and Anja Rütten

    Some thoughts on the importance of trust in conference interpreting | by Karin Walker and Anja Rütten

    The first time I (Anja) worked with somebody I only knew virtually, without any personal connections or references, was back in 2001, still in times of the Deutsche Mark: I worked on a Spanish translation project together with a complete stranger, a colleague I made contact with via an electronic mail list for translators. We […]