DeepL’s Hidden Icebergs of Mistranslations

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DeepL machine translation can lead to mistranslations

In 2018 I wrote an article on LinkedIn about the dangers of DeepL. The whole text can be found here:

The Hidden Icebergs of Machine Translation: An example with DeepL

When it comes to commercial translations, machine translation such as DeepL can be a useful tool for linguists and people who understand both source & target language really well. But real mistranslations lurk right under that shiny surface and it’s an accident waiting to happen when someone who doesn’t understand both languages uses it for commercial documents without proper editing and verification. [mehr…]

I also edited a German version for the DVÜD Blog: DeepL: Der Schein trügt

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