While Skype Translator was announced last year, Skype is now accepting Skype Translator registration signups. The first roll-out of the Skype voice translation tool will be Skype Translator for Windows, with Skype Translator for Mac to follow. (For a Skype Translator demo, see below.)
If you’re a Twitter user whose native tongue is not English, Twitter has some great news for you! Twitter Translate is Twitter’s initiative to translate Twitter into other languages. Under the Twitter Translator program, Twitter is “calling on the help of real Twitterers to translate our site into their own language.”
Many accounts of what we’re about to tell you are saying that it illustrates the dangers of email and autoresponders – but we think that it’s really about the danger of not using your brain. It all started in Wales, when the Swansea council needed an English phrase translated into Welsch for a new road sign.