51 episodes

Troublesome Terps is a roundtable-style podcast covering topics from the interpreting space and the wider world of languages. The hosts - Jonathan Downie, Alexander Drechsel, Alexander Gansmeier, and Sarah Hickey - discuss them amongst themselves or with high-profile guests from the industry.

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Troublesome Terps is a roundtable-style podcast covering topics from the interpreting space and the wider world of languages. The hosts - Jonathan Downie, Alexander Drechsel, Alexander Gansmeier, and Sarah Hickey - discuss them amongst themselves or with high-profile guests from the industry.

    Episode 51: Getting Wordly with Lakshman Rathnam

    Episode 51: Getting Wordly with Lakshman Rathnam

    In our 51st episode, which harkens back to our very first episode ever, "Dictionaries on Legs", the Troublesome Terps are meeting Lakshman Rathnam, CEO of wordly to talk to him about all things "machine interpreting". From speech-to-text and back again, to robots taking over the interpreting space (or not?), come and join us on this interesting discussion - and witness the man who wrote the book on Machine Interpreting go "toe to toe" with Silicon Valley.
    Special Guest: Lakshman Rathnam.
    Links:
    Troublesome Terps Episode 1 - Dictionaries on LegsInterpreters vs Machines Can Interpreters Survive in an AI-Dominated World?In-person, remote and machine interpreting: A challengeWhat Buyers need to know about speech translation devicesWhat Interpreters need to know about Machine InterpretingNo, Mr Robot, you can't have my job (but you can help me)

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 50: Know Your Worth with Julia Poger

    Episode 50: Know Your Worth with Julia Poger

    Sometimes some good ol' shop talk is in order, and who better to talk shop with than Julia Poger, business and negotiation maven and trainer for the Cambridge Conference Interpretation Course (CCIC) and the Know Your Worth Workshop. From pricing models, to negotiation tactics and other valuable strategy take aways. Join the conversation and let us know your best business tipps!
    Special Guest: Julia Poger.
    Links:
    Cambridge Conference Interpretation Course (CCIC)AIIC Webzine: The Business of InterpretingKnow Your Worth WorkshopParis Interpreters Practice Sessions - PIPSInterpreters in Brussels Practice Group

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Episode 49: Voice, Body & Mind with Rebecca Gausnell

    Episode 49: Voice, Body & Mind with Rebecca Gausnell

    This is the recording of a live session that aired on 21 May 2020. Alex D invited voice and dialect coach Rebecca Gausnell to chat about voice, body and mind during an all-encompassing pandemic. Tune in!
    Special Guest: Rebecca Gausnell.
    Links:
    Rebecca‘s websiteLangFM podcast: Voice, personality, vocal fry, as Rebecca Gausnell returnsLangFM podcast: It's all about voice, with Rebecca GausnellRebecca‘s exercise videos on YouTube

    • 55 min
    Episode 48: Getting Lingthusiastic With Lauren Gawne

    Episode 48: Getting Lingthusiastic With Lauren Gawne

    Are interpreters enthusiastic about linguistics? If not, they should be! With Alex G away on assignment, Sarah, Jonathan & Alex D are joined by linguist and podcaster extraordinaire Lauren Gawne. Lauren teaches linguistics in Australia and co-hosts the Lingthusiasm podcast with Gretchen McCulloch.
    Special Guest: Lauren Gawne.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 47: ATA meets Troublesome Terps - Live online meetup

    Episode 47: ATA meets Troublesome Terps - Live online meetup

    Special times call for special episodes. So, together with ATA board members and US-based interpreters extraordinaire Elena Langdon and Melinda Gonzalez-Hibner, the Troublesome Foursome embarked on a live online episode recording. Almost three dozen people joined the episode recording on Zoom and contributed their know-how and their experiences in a digital smorgasboard of #terplove, covering a host of topics ranging from the differences between the US and the EU market, to the controversial AB5 law in California and of course the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on the interpreting community.
    Special Guests: Elena Langdon and Melinda Gonzalez-Hibner.

    • 1 hr 42 min
    Episode 46: Caught in a Web of Sites with Madalena Zampaulo

    Episode 46: Caught in a Web of Sites with Madalena Zampaulo

    Together with ATA president-elect Madalena Zampaulo, the Troublesome Terps embark on a perillous journey into the world wide web and the various types of online presence an interpreter or translator can have: From LinkedIn profiles, to Twitter, blogs and especially your own website(s), Madalena talks do's and don'ts, gives valuable tips and shares experiences with the Terps. Take a listen and let us know what you think and if you have any tips regarding websites and online presence!
    Special Guest: Madalena Sánchez Zampaulo.
    Links:
    Madalena's Course PortfolioSpeaking of Translation: Website and Online Presence Tips for FreelancersSquarespace (Website Builder Tool)9 Principles of Good Web DesignHow to Make Your Freelance Presence Really Stand Out Online32 Unique Ways to Build Your Online Presence as a FreelancerHow to Write a Good Blog PostHow to Write a Blog Post in 2020Sarah Hickey's WebsiteAlex Drechsel's WebsiteAlex Drechsel's and Josh Goldsmith's Online CoursesJonathan Downie's Website + BlogAlex Gansmeier's WebsiteAlex Gansmeier's Network Website

    • 1 hr 18 min

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