Category: Translation

How a TEDx community comes together to get their talks translated

Since their first event in 2012, the team behind Latvia’s TEDxRiga has been working with TED’s Open Translation Project (OTP) to get their talks transcribed and translated. They collaborate with a team of volunteers as well as OTP Language Coordinators [...]

Translation by collaboration: How TEDxSapporo translators work together to find the perfect word

Ayana Ishiyama always thought she wanted to be a journalist. Two years ago, when she left her hometown in northern Japan to study abroad in the US, she signed up for journalism courses and wrote articles for the school newspaper [...]

Try this: Why you should transcribe TEDx Talks

Transcribing and translating TEDx Talks is a great thing for many reasons. Here are just three: 1. Transcription opens up talks to the deaf and hard of hearing. 2. Videos with transcriptions rank higher in Internet searches — Google and [...]

6 steps to transcribing and translating your talks: Open Translation Project 101

Transcribing and translating TEDx Talks is a great thing for many reasons. Here are just three: 1. Transcription opens up talks to the deaf and hard of hearing. 2. Videos with transcriptions rank higher in Internet searches — Google and [...]

A day spent at the TEDxKraków Transcribeathon

The TEDx community in Kraków, Poland is a vibrant collective of spirited, creative folks ready to take on new ideas in Poland. This is why it was no surprise when they organized a Transcribeathon — a day-long race to transcribe [...]