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A Contrarian’s View on Translation Standards By Luigi Muzii
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Selling translation is a hard job. In certain markets, an extremely hard one. Competition in the industry has always been based on price: the system favors lower costs and loyalty, rather than... More > excellence. This is also why translations have always been sold by the pound: it is simply easier and customers believe they know what they are buying and how much they are spending. The main cause is in the industry’s typical business model and structure of labor. Besides undermining productivity, this flaw encourages firms to remain micro-sized to avoid risks, constraints, and contingencies and to resort to standards and technology not to improve efficiency, or increase competitiveness, and stimulate demand, but to foster a positive perception in customers. But can standards prove actually useful? Is compliance sought after purposely? And how much are quality standards actually relevant to translation quality? Provided that quality is still making sense...< Less
A Contrarian’s View on Translation Standards By Luigi Muzii
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Selling translation is a hard job. In certain markets, an extremely hard one. Competition in the industry has always been based on price: the system favors lower costs and loyalty, rather than... More > excellence. This is also why translations have always been sold by the pound: it is simply easier and customers believe they know what they are buying and how much they are spending. The main cause is in the industry’s typical business model and structure of labor. Besides undermining productivity, this flaw encourages firms to remain micro-sized to avoid risks, constraints, and contingencies and to resort to standards and technology not to improve efficiency, or increase competitiveness, and stimulate demand, but to foster a positive perception in customers. But can standards prove actually useful? Is compliance sought after purposely? And how much are quality standards actually relevant to translation quality? Provided that quality is still making sense…< Less
Hunters In the Sky - Standard Edition By Wayne Edward Clarke
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Book Two of The Rational Future Series! More incredible action, adventure, and fascinating developments as Tika and her crew gain power and go to space. The amazing answers to the mystery of the... More > genetics conspiracy lead to astounding events! Enemies declare themselves and act to destroy Tika and everything she's built! Uses American Standard Measurement units.< Less
Hunters In the Sky - Standard Edition By Wayne Edward Clarke
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Book Two of The Rational Future Series! More incredible action, adventure, and fascinating developments as Tika and her crew gain power and go to space. The amazing answers to the mystery of the... More > genetics conspiracy lead to astounding events! Enemies declare themselves and act to destroy Tika and everything she's built! Uses American Standard Measurement units.< Less
Energy Input Labeling Standards By Mark Ciotola
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Instructions and Standards for labeling consumer products with their energy inputs. For example, a printed book may have 0.5 kilowatt hours of added energy used to print and assemble the book, and... More > that energy could be 80% from coal, 15% hydroelectric and 5% from wind. By Mark Ciotola, Fern McFarlane and Ronald Miller.< Less
ADA 2010 Design Standards By Dept of Justice
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This is simply a reprint of the ADA Standards for Accessible Design that are freely available at ada.gov, provided for convenience in small paperback format. It is in the public domain. Distribute... More > and copy this book freely. This 2010 edition is still current as on October 2013. You can check whether there is a newer edition at ada.gov.< Less
American Standard Version 1901 By Philip Schaff (1/1/1819-10/20/1893 And his committee
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This is the American Standard Version 1901 Bible. It's very rare one to find in bookstores both Christian and secular these days. Online there are a few sites you can buy. This is a Hardcover and 8... More > point font Bible. Keep in mind this Bible is from 1901 which English at that time was a little different not at modern like today.< Less
Nutritional balance of standard soymilk By Jose D. Perezgonzalez
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PEREZGONZALEZ Jose D (2008). Nutritional balance of standard soymilk. Journal of Knowledge Advancement & Integration (ISSN 1177-4576), 2011, pages 77-79. Keywords: Nutrition, Balanced nutrition,... More > Diet, Health, Lifestyle [See more at http://WikiofScience.wikidot.com]< Less
Nutritional balance of standard milk By Jose D. Perezgonzalez
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PEREZGONZALEZ Jose D (2008). Nutritional balance of standard milk. Journal of Knowledge Advancement & Integration (ISSN 1177-4576), 2011, pages 65-68. Keywords: Nutrition, Balanced nutrition,... More > Diet, Health, Lifestyle [See more at http://WikiofScience.wikidot.com]< Less
The History Of Standard Oil Company By Ida M. Tarbell
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From the PREFACE: "...it is one of the very few business organizations of the country whose growth could be traced in trustworthy documents. There is in existence just such documentary... More > material for a history of the Standard Oil Company as there is for a history of the Civil War or the French Revolution, or any other national episode which has divided men's minds. This has come about largely from the fact that almost constantly since its organization in 1870 the Standard Oil Company has been under investigation by the Congress of the United States and by the Legislatures of various states in which it has operated, on the suspicion that it was receiving rebates from the railroads and was practising methods in restraint of free trade." -Ida M. Tarbell note: The first ever muckraking literary style used in the U.S. Many writers still honor this technique and use it today!< Less

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