Tuesday, March 09, 2010

Google is the new Babelfish

The New York Times says so.


“This technology can make the language barrier go away,” said Franz Och, a principal scientist at Google who leads the company’s machine translation team. “It would allow anyone to communicate with anyone else.”

A few translations from the French give the impression that it's better than Yahoo's offering. It's less literal, more fluent.

Also... They have Swahili...


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