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Supisuomi on suomentajan tärkein kieli

Tämä merkillisen merkityksellinen viestinnän väline tuppaa asiatekstin, kapulakielen, ehtaenglannin ja kaikenlaisen kielenhuollon lomassa ammattilaiseltakin unohtumaan. Nyt supisuomi on taas tuoreena mielessä, kun SKTL eli Suomen kääntäjien ja tulkkien liitto järjesti jäsenilleen Suomen toistaiseksi suurimman suomentamista käsittelevän seminaarin Helsingin Salmisaaressa.

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Hands on cooperative editing

Hands on cooperative editing

Last Friday was the second open workshop for editors and translators in the Language Centre of the University of Helsinki that I’ve participated so far. We were fortunate to hear from a very experienced specialist of academic writing in English and a teacher at the University of Helsinki Medical Faculty,[…]

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Asturias, Spain

¡Que azul! Travel blog Asturias

Think of Spain, and what do you see? Crowded beaches, paella, flamenco dancers? Yes, so did I before getting to know Asturias on the north coast. It’s another, much fresher world altogether. Did you know that the Rockies of Europe take place in Spain?

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Asiantuntijabrändi, ammenna siitä

Pääsin pitkästä aikaa puhumaan itsestäni, mikä on nykyisin jo ihan mukavaa. Tai no, enemmän kuitenkin ammatillisesta puolesta, jos näitä kahta voi tai edes kannattaa erottaa. On hienoa, kun tällaisia tilaisuuksia siunaantuu, koska niissä voi paitsi antaa myös saada. Siis tutustua saman alan ihmisiin, keskustella, vuorovaikuttaa ja ammentaa lisää näkemystä. Kerta[…]

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Cape Context work

Working from summer home

Anybody who has ever worked from home knows how distracting it can be. There are all those important papers you have to read first and then the laundry to do. Folding underwear suddenly becomes utterly important, even if you work all day – or all week – in pajamas. (A[…]

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The story behind the innovation

Steel scribing — the story behind the innovation

Back in 2004, the steel industry was demanding new advances in technology. Italian machinery provider Ficep decided to adapt its fast beam-drilling machines with milling capabilities. This allowed progressive manufacturing companies to scribe on a steel beam all information that was needed to automatically fit the beam to the production[…]

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London Skyline

BIM changes the London skyline

London’s skyline is transforming into a fine collection of striking skyscrapers with bread-and-butter aliases: The Gherkin, Helter Skelter, Cloud, Boomerang, Three Sisters, Walkie-Talkie, Cheese Grater, Shard… what’s next, the Toilet Brush? In addition to titillating nicknames, what these projects have in common is the necessity to use the latest construction[…]

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Near Hauptbahnhof Berlin

Travel blog Berlin: Then We Take Berlin

I met Dagi on a long-distance bus on our way to Exeter University in 1988. Or maybe it was the summer of 1989. Quite a long time ago, anyway. We’ve been friends ever since, meeting every couple of years in different places around Europe and doing a bit of traveling[…]

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