Thursday, June 11, 2009

Translator Toolkit helping to multiple world web contents

If you regularly, like me, deal with documents in several languages, having a fast and accurate tool for translations is critical. Machine translation improved a lot in recent years, but in most cases the generated outcome still requires manual changes. To make this 2nd part of the translation process much easier, the Google Translator Toolkit is now available. Its announcement from Google is here. It makes it very easy to translate not only Word and HTML documents but also Wikipedia and Knol articles, as explained in the following video.

Sunday, June 07, 2009

Software Test Engineer at Google

I am about to celebrate my 3rd year at Google as a Test Engineer. The products I mainly worked on range from internal infrastructure to Gmail Themes, Spam detection, translation tools and navigation corrections. Our team grow significantly in the meantime.

We focus not only on developing quality tracking tools, but also on improving software development best practices and processes. Google in Zurich is still hiring passionate software engineers who want to become experts in software quality and engineering productivity. More details can be found here.

What's on their iGoogle page?

Here is how some celebrities populate their iGoogle pages:

Saturday, June 06, 2009

Bill Cosby's speech on Nerds

Someone asked me what a nerd is. You can read the Wikipedia definition or watch the beginning of this speech from Bill Cosby's.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Visual Explainer: make your message crystal clear!

I link the idea of simplifying presentations and complex stories in a very efficient way.