Charlie Bavington

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A recent poll on LinkedIn asked if we check the reputation of a potential client before we respond, & I replied that I did not. For me, it is a question of spending time & effort where & when it’s needed. My usual first response to an unsolicited approach is positive but non-committal.The detail depends […]

Monday, January 16th, 2023 at 18:04 | 0 comments
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This post was originally left unfinished some months ago, but is resurrected following a brief Twitter exchange last week. There were, back in 2015, three triggers. First, months ago, I did some housekeeping on my list of usernames and passwords, and tried to unsubscribe or delete myself or whatever was required from a number of […]

Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 16:09 | 27 comments
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Another flurry of comment of late on the evils of MT, especially Google Translate (GT). Plus there were, I think, a couple of conferences on the subject of MT this autumn, judging from my Twitter feed. I found myself in something of a peculiar position in this regard. I don’t actually use MT myself out […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 at 11:37 | 2 comments
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Dear Colleagues I have a slightly unusual situation with an agency or a fellow translator and I’m not sure how to respond. I’m going to be vague about the details at this stage, but I’d welcome your opinion just as much as I know some of you love to give it, because we all know […]

Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 08:46 | 6 comments
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