What is the future of translation? Human or Automatic (machine)?
Imagine working hard on a book, writing your own masterpiece. Would you choose to translate it using an automatic service, such as google translate, or go and search for a reliable translation agency / expert? Most chances that you would take your chance with the human translator and leave the machine translation for a lesser projects, such as single word translation, sentences or short paragraphs. After all, current machine translation services (automatic translation), do a very bad job when it comes to full text translation.
Some companies are already working on great ideas, with one goal in mind: to make machine translation possible. unfortunately, their work might take some time and meanwhile, accurate machine translation is still a far dream.
What do you think, what will be the situation with in a few years? Would you make the same decision in 2020, or have a reliable opportunity to go to an automatic translation service, upload your file, pay and collect the results. What do you think, what will be the future of translation? Human or Automatic (machine)?