Today TED’s Open Translation Project published the 15,000th TEDTalk translation! Last year at TEDActive, TED translators set an ambitious goal to reach 15,000 translations by TEDActive2011. Three weeks ahead of schedule, TED translators surpassed this huge number. Now with subtitles in 80 languages, our volunteer translators are helping TED reach more people worldwide. Thank you, translators, for your extraordinary effort!
TED’s Open Translation Project: 9,000 translators, 88 languages, more than 29,000 volunteer-contributed translations of TEDTalks. In this video, you’ll hear from some of TED’s language volunteers about why they choose to translate TEDTalks for the world. Learn more: http://www.ted.com/translate
TED translators Dick Lundgren and Els De Keyser with the “21 untranslatable words” tray, at the Open Translation Project workshop before TEDGlobal 2012, June 24, 2012, Edinburgh, Scotland. Photo: Ryan Lash On the weekend before TEDGlobal began, 22 volunteer translators converged from around the world to talk all day about translating TEDTalks. Among them, these […]