Cat eat my tongue (m’han tret les paraules de la boca!)

August 29, 2006

… when I took a look at Ed Bice’s slides for the AMTA Social Impact of MT Panel. Ed Bice is the founder of Meadan (ebice @ meadan.org), among many other things (his Pop web page).

hybrid distributed natural language translation (hdnlt) ‘web 2.0’ approach
• Language translation as a distributed service
• People/machines collaborate to provide service
• Volunteer translators as a social network
• Harness collective intelligence – value arises from small, shared
contributions
• Reputation driven – translator reputations adjusted by feedback
and performance
• Abstractions ease adding devices and services

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