Every week we share on Twitter many interesting blog posts and online articles on translation, interpreting, language, as well as freelancing, blogging, business and social media. If you missed any of the great content we shared last week, here is your chance to catch up.
The content is listed in categories based on the topic, so just scroll down to find your favorite and enjoy reading! You can read the Weekly Favorites from previous weeks here.
If you read any fabulous posts that we missed, let us know in the Comments section or email us at email@example.com so we can add your links to next week’s list.
Translation, Interpreting & Languages
When the client replies about placeholders: “Please translate in a way that it fits for all articles”
When I double-check the deadline for next week, and realize the project is due in four hours
Γιατί η μετάφραση “Το Σωματίδιο του Θεού” είναι βλακωδώς λανθασμένη
Language Blog Roundup: Tom Clancy, fauxlibuster, Banned Books Week
When the glossary is a multi-page scanned PDF that isn’t even alphabetical
Potential Projects Cause Headaches for Translators in Terms of Deadlines
10 grammar rules you can forget: how to stop worrying and write proper
Beam Me Up … communications that are lost in machine translation
Upgrading to Studio 2014: Installation and licensing step by step
50 Foreign-Language Films Everyone Needs to See, 1963-2013
Βασικός οδηγός επιβίωσης των μεταφραστών στα Social Media
Move over, George Orwell – this is how to sound really clever
When the client uses code names for confidential projects
Free seminars on translation & interpreting, London, UK
Speaking of Translation recordings: now downloadable
Macro/Micro: Craft & Time in Bourbon & Translation
Telma Bauer: From a Project Manager Point of View
Global sport meets global English: you’re the referee
Trëma 2.0 ou l’histoire d’un nouveau logo translation
The Difference Between Translators Then and Now
OmegaT workshop in Holten (NL) November 18th!
What constitutes a healthy localization department?
Multilingual SEO: The Keyword Translation Trap
ELIA ND Malta Offered Something for Everyone
Spotlight on Literary Translator Rafa Lombardino
Chomsky’s “Universal Grammar” is incomplete
This is more than “getting lost in translation” 🙂
What Do You Look for in Modern Translation?
Humor: Seductive Tasty Pleasure in Santorini
Going Dutch: English words of Dutch origin
Puppets, peaches, and other womanly words
Helen’s adventures in translation – Chapter 1
Why the American Translators Association?
The Dirty Etymology of 9 Everyday Words
11 Origins of Common Drinking Phrases
The Tool Box Newsletter – 227th Edition
The 12 Key Steps of Audio Localization
Is the Cognitive Revolution Here Yet?
A Literature In Translation Starter Kit
Business Lunches: Etiquette Question
Bonus Interview: Valeria Aliperta
Top 10 Advert Translation Fails
The IAPTI 2013 conference
Computing for the Newbie
RIP Yahoogroups 🙁
In praise of podcasts
Life without Trados!
40 Idioms with First
Never Rush to Edit
Freelancing, Blogging, Writing
Write Your Book: A Guide to Getting Started and Staying Productive
Is the Internet Good for Writing? Part 1: Affirmative
5 Steps to Setting Prices and Getting Paid
Good Service and Writing Mistakes
Find out if you’re undercharging
Social media, Marketing, Business, Networking, Web Design
Leave My Inbox Alone! How to Drive Customers Away With Email Overload
Got 5 Minutes? Use It to Find a New Prospect on Social Media
How to Grow Your Business Network With Social Media
How to Write a Professional E-mail that Gets a Reply
Afraid of Feedback? Find How It Serves You Best
How to Overcome Feeling Burnt Out at Work
Mindfulness and Personal Branding Success
How to choose a great name
How To Be Creative: PBS’ Off Book Series Explores the Secret Sauce of Great Ideas
The Five Types of Names (or, Why Suggestive Beats Descriptive)
Just look at this map of the Hamburg Underground in English.
Four privacy settings you should enable in iOS 7 immediately
11 Tips to Keep iOS 7 From Destroying Your Battery Life
10 Iconic Photos from 125 Years of National Geographic
Just look at this map of the London tube in German.
15 Things You Never Knew About Your Nails
A sneak peek into adult learning [infographic]
65 Amazing Facts That Will Blow Your Mind
10 tracks: Time machine 1984
11 Novels That Will Creep You Out