If we are talking about internet users today, we are looking at around 445 million Chinese, 155 million Spanish, 100 million Japanese, 82 million Portuguese and 75 million Germans – moving multilingual website localization into the online arena as a hot topic for global professionals.
Today’s holidays are predominantly about independence – which is fitting when we consider that independence is one of the key characteristics of any given language – the ability to seperate itself from other groups through the barrier of words (although this function is changing with advances in the translation and localization industry).
Ever since the mytholical Tower of Babel, language [...]
Next up in our series comes the two-day holiday that begins today – the Day of the Dead.
El día de los muertos in Spanish, the holiday centers upon the remembrance of loved ones who have passed. Unlike Halloween, where death feared, in this Mexican and Latin American tradition, death is celebrated.
The Day of the Dead [...]
We are in the business of providing excellent language and localization services to businesses and other professionals around the world. For the team here at Win & Winnow Communications, this means that for much of our working week, which owing to deadlines in international time-zones often extends beyond the standard 40 hour week, we operate within a constructed [...]