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Internet: Machine Translation

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Robert LevinIssue:Europe 2004
Article no.:16
Topic:Internet: Machine Translation
Author:Robert Levin
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About author

Robert Levin, the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Transclick, has provided strategy and financing guidance to early-stage technology ventures for most of the last decade. He has served as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Finance at the Columbia Business School and also at the School of International and Public Affairs. Early in his career Mr. Levin worked with his family’s firm as a trader and senior analyst. At that time the family firm, Chilewich Corporation, was number 53 on Forbes’ list of 500 privately held U.S. corporations. He was trained in Institutional Sales and Trading at Salomon Brothers and worked as a macro strategist for Paul Tudor Jones and for Louis Moore Bacon. In the early 1990’s he served as a Director for ViaTel, a global value-added telephony services provider. An internationally recognized expert on new economy trends in finance and technology, Mr. Levin has presented at public and executive forums such as the Japan Society, the Chambers of Commerce in Osaka and Tokyo, as well as conferences for Institutional Investor, Dow Jones, Investment Management Institute and other international events. He has given expert testimony before Vice President Al Gore’s hearings on the Global Information Infrastructure. Mr. Levin received an MBA in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business, a BA in French Civilization from the University of California at Berkeley and earned a Masters in International Affairs from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 2002.

Article abstract

Western European Internet users now surpass US users; only 36.5% of Internet users are now native English speakers, 10.9% speak Chinese and 9.7% Japanese. The full potential of the Internet, the Global Economy and the Information Society, can only be achieved by bridging the language barriers that separate us. Web-based tools and MT -machine translations – can help break down language barriers on the Internet. Several companies are pioneering the use of MT to meet this demand for on-line translation.

Full Article

Bill Gates, Chairman and Chief Software Architect, Microsoft said in February of 2004, “the impact of computer science advances over the next 10 years is being totally underestimated-the impact on computing, the impact on biology, the impact on how learning is done, and the impact on business productivity.”

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