Portugal startup Unbabel’s AI puts Google Translate to shame

Unbabel’s machine learning algorithm learns from its translation mistakes and promises a formidable new standard for digital translation Translation is a growing industry. It has never been out of fashion, but globalization has created a new opportunity to create networks of translators working more frequently than ever before. While technology is producing some fairly sophisticated open tools like Google Translate, you can’t trust the machine with an extensive project. Unbabel wants to change that. Co-founders CEO Vasco Pedro, CTO João Graça and CMO Sofia Pessanha have founded a startup that applies machine learning to the translation process. Taking a page out of Fiverr’s book, they have an army of 42,000 translators around the world who are correcting their solution’s mistakes. But Unbabel raises the bar on refinement. As editors smooth over translators’…


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