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So Long, and Thanks for All the Babelfish

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Saturday 12th March, 2011

9:30am to 10:30am (CST)

Will 2011 be the year of the Universal Translator? As this science fiction dream teeters over the horizon, what can and should we do now to prepare for a time when the translation robot, not the search engine, becomes the single most important audience for your site? Will SEO give way to TEO? Does language need its own subtext markup? And when on Earth is Microsoft Word going to replace its 'Bold' button with a 'Strong' one? Lay aside your Google Goggles and iLingual apps (just for 60 minutes or so), and enjoy a session that's packed full of accessible translation theory, insight into the working processes of web copywriters, and more than the occasional riff on Douglas Adams.

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Tim Holden

Copywriter

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  • Jon Burkhart
  • Ben Essen
  • Devi
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  • ivanka majic
  • Koen Verhagen
  • Lachlan Hardy
  • Tim Holden
  • Andrew Richards
  • Scott Phelps
  • Tibet Sprague
  • Jessica

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Time 9:30am10:30am CST

Date Sat 12th March 2011

Session type

Solo

Session Hash Tag

#solongbabelfish

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