Oil Politics and XXI Century Socialism in Ecuador

The dust is finally beginning to settle from the chaos of the 2017 presidential elections. The social media posts documenting election fraud are not shared quite so frequently, candidate Guillermo …

A Closer Look at the Outsourcing Model

A typical translation workflow involves a sales person, a project manager, and several linguists providing translation and proofreading services. Each of these professionals plays an important role in ensuring that …

The Argument Against Pro Bono Translation

Providing services pro bono can be a way for professionals to assist those in need while at the same time gaining experience, making new contacts, promoting professional services, etc. During ...

Vigilante Linguists in Quito

Jonathan Watts’s March 5 article in The Guardian, reposted by Cuenca High Life, brought my attention to Acción Ortográfica Quito, or “Quito Orthographic Action”. These guerrilla grammarians have been taking …