Author Archives: Richard Samson

About Richard Samson

I’m a teacher living in Osona, Spain. I'm into tennis, dogs, and chickens. I’m also interested in translation and Moodle (well, digital tools for teaching, in general).

Última cápsula de la temporada con Georges Bastin

En la última cápsula de la actual temporada, Keren Manzano entrevistará a Georges Bastin, experto en el campo de la historia de la traducción. En muchas disciplinas la historia se ha convertido en polémica recientemente. Como escribió George Orwell en … Continue reading

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Llorenç Soldevila i Balart (1950 – 2022)

El dissabte passat va morir inesperadament el professor de la UVic-UCC recentment jubilat, Llorenç Soldevila. Vaig tenir la sort de coincidir amb ell al llarg de l’última etapa de la seva vida, aquests 15 darrers anys que va dedicar a … Continue reading

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Immersive technology and accessibility. Towards multilingual inclusion

“Accessibility is the design of products, devices, services, vehicles, or environments so as to be usable by people with disabilities.”* We probably all know something about accessibility. But what has it got to do with translation and interpreting? What software … Continue reading

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Word of the year 2022

This article, originally published on 26 November, was updated several times in the following weeks as remaining results were announced. The results for English word of the year 2022 are starting to come in. In some cases you can take … Continue reading

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La primera traducció cap a l’anglès d’una obra mestra catalana de ciència ficció

En paraules de l’editorial, “The first English translation of a Catalan science fiction masterpiece” va ser Typescript of the Second Origin (de Mecanoscrit del segon origen, de Manuel de Pedrolo), publicada l’any 2018. Sara Martín, la persona encarregada de la … Continue reading

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