Nataly Kelly




Sol
Sol
940 books | 98 friends

Mignon
254 books | 3,578 friends

Begoña
860 books | 117 friends

Rick
371 books | 38 friends

Christine
230 books | 140 friends

Stephan...
256 books | 166 friends

Thomas ...
1,058 books | 249 friends

Christy
2,327 books | 42 friends

More friends…



Nataly Kelly

Goodreads Author


Born
in Illinois, The United States
December 24, 1975

Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
January 2012

URL


Nataly Kelly is a former Fulbright scholar in sociolinguistics, a certified court interpreter for Spanish, and a researcher with the Boston-based research firm Common Sense Advisory. She writes about translation and other multilingual matters for the Huffington Post and Harvard Business Review. Her research and views have been cited in the New York Times, Washington Post, Fast Company, Forbes, and numerous other outlets. She is a frequent radio guest, and has appeared on National Public Radio, Public Radio International, and numerous local radio stations.

In general, technology should serve to make our lives better. Software can automate manual steps, reducing the human workload. Translation, like most language-related tasks, is complex. Machines have not yet gotten to the point where they can use language the way people can. Translation is, at a minimum, two times more complex than just writing in a language, and it's several layers deeper too.... Read more of this blog post »
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on June 19, 2014 10:12 • 73 views
Average rating: 3.81 · 405 ratings · 60 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
Found in Translation: How L...

by
3.80 avg rating — 401 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Telephone Interpreting: A C...

4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Found in Translat...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Quiet: The Power ...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Nataly's Recent Updates

Nataly Kelly wrote a new blog post
Eighty percent of the Top 10 global Internet properties -- including Facebook, Google, and Twitter -- are from companies headquartered in the Unite... Read more of this blog post »
Found in Translation by Nataly Kelly
"This was the best book I've read in 2012.

It is of such a quality that I fear if I review it after reading it only once, I will not do this book justice.

Hence, I shall return with a review of the book the second time I read it."
Found in Translation by Nataly Kelly
"LIke others who've commented here, I looked for this book after hearing an interview with one of the authors (Nataly Kelly) on the podcast "The World in Words" with Patrick Cox. It's an interesting collection of anecdotes and trivia with cultural,..." Read more of this review »
Found in Translation by Nataly Kelly
"I've got this book as a Christmas present at the office for helping them out with translations. I really liked all the anecdotes, and the examples showing, how important it may be to get a translation right, even though I have personally only work..." Read more of this review »
Found in Translation by Nataly Kelly
“In Iraq, interpreters were ten times more likely to be killed than were U.S. troops.”
Nataly Kelly
Found in Translation by Nataly Kelly
“Of the 193 recognized countries in the world, only politically isolated North Korea is considered monolingual.”
Nataly Kelly
Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara Joosse
Vote on this list »
Nataly Kelly rated a book it was amazing
Found in Translation by Nataly Kelly
Rate this book
Clear rating
Nataly Kelly rated a book really liked it
A Writer's Coach by Jack R. Hart
Rate this book
Clear rating
Nataly Kelly rated a book really liked it
The Daily Writer by Fred White
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Nataly's books…
“Not everyone who knows how to write can be a writer. Not everyone who knows two languages can be a translator.”
Nataly Kelly

“As long as human beings speak different languages, the need for translation will continue.”
Nataly Kelly, Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World

“Poetry translation is like playing a piano sonata on a trombone.”
Nataly Kelly, Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The History Book ...: PETER FLOM'S 50 BOOKS READ IN 2013 91 159 Jan 02, 2014 09:57AM  
“As long as human beings speak different languages, the need for translation will continue.”
Nataly Kelly, Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World

“Poetry translation is like playing a piano sonata on a trombone.”
Nataly Kelly, Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World

“Translation software is not making translators obsolete. Has medical diagnostic software made doctors obsolete?”
Nataly Kelly

“Not everyone who knows how to write can be a writer. Not everyone who knows two languages can be a translator.”
Nataly Kelly

“To deny access to translation and interpreting services oppresses human rights and violates laws.”
Nataly Kelly, Found in Translation: How Language Shapes Our Lives and Transforms the World

2740 Language & Grammar — 1886 members — last activity 15 minutes ago
This group is for word lovers and has topics both serious (grammatical questions and concerns) and not so serious (word play and word games of all sor ...more



No comments have been added yet.