News and Articles

Kids store 1.5 megabytes of information to master their native language

May 06, 2019

Kids store 1.5 megabytes of information to master their native language
“Learning one’s native language may seem effortless. But new research suggests that language acquisition between birth and 18 is a remarkable feat of cognition, rather than something humans …

Read Now


Why is everyone suddenly reading this Japanese novel? The translator tries to explain

May 06, 2019

Why is everyone suddenly reading this Japanese novel? The translator tries to explain
“[Morgan] Giles spoke to Scroll.in over email about the process of translating Tokyo Ueno Station from the Japanese, about literary prizes and systemic issues in the …

Read Now


It’s a silent conversation’: authors and translators on their unique relationship

May 06, 2019

It’s a silent conversation’: authors and translators on their unique relationship
“From Man Booker International winner Olga Tokarczuk to partners Ma Jian and Flora Drew…leading authors and translators discuss the highs and lows of cross-cultural collaboration.”
Read on—

Read Now


How A Cosmic Collision Sparked A Native American Translator’s Labor Of Love

May 06, 2019

How A Cosmic Collision Sparked A Native American Translator’s Labor Of Love
“She had to create new words for weighty scientific terms such as Einstein’s general theory of relativity. That one she translated into a word, ‘bisaatsinsiimaan,’ that means …

Read Now


Is the era of artificial speech translation upon us?

May 06, 2019

Is the era of artificial speech translation upon us?
“Once the stuff of science fiction, technology that enables people to talk using different languages is now here. But how effective is it?”
Read on—


Read Now


Artificial Intelligence and Translation Technology

May 06, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Translation Technology
“[T]here’s been a lot of talk about artificial intelligence (AI) in technology in general. In the world of translation, we’ve talked about it in relation to machine translation (MT) in particular, but of course …

Read Now


Behind Closed Doors: Chilean Stories of Domestic Life

May 06, 2019

Behind Closed Doors: Chilean Stories of Domestic Life
“This month, six writers from Chile show us why that country, famed as a land of poets, is also a land of exceptional prose writers.”
Learn more—


Read Now


Life as a Bilingual—Helping Others Become Bilingual

May 06, 2019

Life as a Bilingual—Helping Others Become Bilingual
“Focused on our own language learning strategies, we rarely think about the role we play in the learning of others. How can we support our friends’ language learning pursuits?”
Read on—

Read Now


ATI Sponsors ATA Certification Exam sitting in Phoenix

May 01, 2019

We are very excited to announce an ATI hosted ATA exam sitting in Phoenix on Saturday, July 20!
The ATA Certification Program’s mission is to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and identify translators who demonstrate professional level translation skills. The program …

Read Now


ATI Newsletter – Spring 2019

Mar 31, 2019

The latest ATI Newsletter is here.
Click below to download or view:
ATI Newsletter Spring 2019

Read Now