Rodrigo Vásquez

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22 phrases Americans say that leave foreigners completely stumped

1/<p>When a task is easy or straightforward, Americans will say it's a "piece of cake."<p>NBC Universal<p>The phrase likely derives from a line in "The …

Bad habits you must immediately break to improve your life in the next 100 days

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of <b>Samuel Johnson</b> “The chains of habit …

Self-improvement

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …

Happiness

Entrevista sobre localización de video juegos – Parte 1

Rodrigo es un traductor e investigador experto en tecnologías aplicadas a la traducción. Ha sido el representante de SDL Trados en México desde hace …

Idiomas en los juegos olímpicos de invierno

El pasado viernes, el mundo quedó cautivado por la inaguración de los juegos olímpicos de invierno 2018 que se llevan a cabo en PyeongChang, Corea …

Consejos para trabajar con SDL Trados Studio 2017

<b>Utilice autosugerencia</b><p>AutoSuggest le ayuda a traducir más rápido ya que muestra sugerencias a medida que escribe en los segmentos de destino. Estas …

Agrega términos de forma más rápida a la lista de autocorrección de SDL Trados Studio.

Si quieres agregar términos a la lista de autocorrección, sólo existen dos formas de hacerlo:<p>-La primera es creándola en FILE>>Options> Editor> …

4 counterintuitive ways to increase your mental toughness at work

That is, we believe the more we put our noses to the grindstone and endure, the stronger and grittier we'll become as a result. Picture: a Marine slogging through the mud, or a football playing dusting themselves off to make one more play.<p>However, Shawn Achor, world-famous speaker and author of …

Why Should You Use a Self-Hosted Cloud?

@MarcusTJensen 2016/11/24 at 12:29 PM<p>Every time you come back home from a vacation, you’re equipped with about a thousand new photos. Every time you …

For linguists, the new sci-fi film Arrival can't come soon enough

Linguistics is undoubtedly one of the most misunderstood of the sciences. Many people see linguists as finger-waving language critics, and even some …

This is how old languages add new words

How do you say "laptop" in Lakota? What about "Guinea pig"?<p>Lakota is one of the Sioux family of languages, spoken in North Dakota and South Dakota. …

The unadulterated truth about the history of the word “clean”

Its congener in Middle High German meant “brave, beautiful.” On that occasion and on several others, I noted that words may change their meaning in a …

Analysis: the soft power of language learning

This was propaganda lite, harmless rosy pictures of what its strapline called "modern life in Great Britain", a state most Soviets simply called …

Cold War

Learning Language: What’s most important?

Think about this question. <b> What do you think is the answer?</b>Watch the video below. You’ll be surprised by the answer!When students learn language, too …

Microsoft adds new cloud-based tools and machine learning features to Office apps

Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint are getting intelligent updates to help improve productivity and performance with the addition of machine …

Software

Health: Common cancer fighting foods you should eat everyday

Share Email<p>Cancer is one of the major causes of death now a days. Cancer cells may be caused by different factors like the cancer causing foods, drug …

Energy Bars, Smoothies, and 6 Other Healthy Foods That May Make You Tired

But these alternatives are just as tasty—and won’t make you sleepy<p>Do you find yourself dragging all the day?<p>Consider this: It’s not just your relentless to-do list and inconsistent sleep schedule that’s sucking up your energy—it could also be your seemingly healthy diet.<p><b>Related:</b> The <i>Men</i>’<i>s Health</i> …

Nutrition

6 Nourishing Recipes To Calm Inflammation & Heal Your Gut

Your gastrointestinal system plays a big role in your overall health. After all, it's home to about 80 percent of your immune system, and gut health …

Microsoft Office Suite Alternatives and Similar Software

LibreOffice is a free and open-source office suite that is compatible with other major office suites, and is available on all operating systems. It …

MS Office

7 things Mac users can do that Windows users can only dream of

<b>1 - Back-Up Your Files and Data</b><p>Apple introduced its hassle-free Time Machine back-up solution alongside OS X Leopard back in October 2007.<p>And nine …

10 Grammar Mistakes People Love To Correct (That Aren't Actually Wrong)

Are you the sort of person who just loves correcting other people's grammar? Are you sure that you're doing it right? Some things that people have …

Oil Industry Glossary

Welcome to our Oil Industry specialized glossary. You can use this box to search the glossary. You can search in English or Spanish. The Oil Industry …

Words We Should Stop Using in 2016

Enough. Already.<p>This New Year’s lets resolve to rid the world of these wretched words…<p>England may have invented, well, the Queen’s English…but their …

multifarious

I’m pretty sure that when we started to build the new Customer Experience Team in Cluj last year that there was nothing in the job description about …

15 Basic Words That Are Etymological Mysteries

All words had to start somewhere. Through the careful work of historical linguists and lexicographers, we can usually trace a word, if not to its …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

10 Gorgeous Love Words That Have No English Equivalent

Kilig! Firgun! Mo chuisle mo chroí!<p>Inspired by love~* and all the beautiful feelings that come with it, U.K. illustrator Emma Block created drawings of untranslatable lovey words from a bunch of different languages for Vashi. The words are beautiful mouthfuls, the illustrations are pretty stories, …

Science Has Good News for People Who Are Bilingual

Dios mío!<p>According to a new study published jointly by the Civil Rights Project at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Educational Testing …

Why ‘mom’ and ‘dad’ sound so similar in so many languages

<b>The story of a strange linguistic coincidence</b>Is there anything inherently “doggy” about the word “dog”? Obviously not—to the French, a dog is a <i>chien</i>, …