Fundamentals of Connection Magic

What price talent, skill, education, and experience?

Ran across this story today while reading the daily Quora digest. We think it applies to each and every one of us in this profession: QUESTION: What is the coolest line in history? ANSWER: I recall a story where Picasso was sketching at a park. A woman walks by, recognizes him, and begs for her …

Dictionaries in Connection Magic: A Fresh Approach

© BrenDeBev (all publication rights reserved) One of the more important aspects of working with editing teams in Connection Magic is ensuring that the globals made by team members go into the proper dictionary so that the realtime translation consistently improves.  One of the more tedious aspects of working with multiple dictionaries is analyzing and …

Wifi and Mifi and Hotspots, Oh, My

© BrenDeBev (all publication rights reserved) At 10:30 p.m. on the night of 29 October 1969, a student programmer successfully transmitted a message from a computer at UCLA networked to another computer at Stanford University. This seemingly inauspicious event marked the beginning of the internet age. In the less than 50 years since, the internet …

A Little List of Lingo

© BrenDeBev (all publication rights reserved) ASI » Advantage Software, Inc., the company that develops, maintains, and sells Eclipse CAT software. Bridge (not the same as “Bridge Mobile”) » A standalone program bundled with Eclipse that allows a reporter to send a realtime feed to other computers over a LAN. Each computer must have the program installed. Bridge …