Twitter in Japanese

A Japanese version of Twitter was launched today making this the first alternative language version for the site. I find it interesting that Japanese is the first language that the site has been localised in but as Twitter reported in their blog they were noticing a high volume of users and Twitters originating from Japan… Continue Reading Twitter in Japanese

Crowdsourcing translation

At SXSW this year there was a lot of talk about internationalization and global web design. One recurrent theme debated in panels such as Taking Over the World: the Flickr Way, Lost in Translation? Top Website Internationalization Lessons and Glenda Sim’s and my core conversation on Global Design: Web Sites for the World was the… Continue Reading Crowdsourcing translation

Global Design: Web Sites for the World – SXSW Core Conversation

Come and join Glenda Sims and I as we host a Core Conversation on Global Design: Web Sites for the World: Internationalization? Localization? Beyond these clumsy buzzwords is the global reality. Hear world designers and developers share firsthand experiences with international best practices and Web standards. Learn technical infrastructure principles for creating sites with the… Continue Reading Global Design: Web Sites for the World – SXSW Core Conversation