Natural Language Processing? Translations, Artificial Intelligence and the Question of Identity

“Who is suitable as a translator of the poem of a young Afro-American woman? How important is a shared horizon of experience in order to really understand what is meant? While a debate about these very questions has kept Twitter users up at night in recent months, another translation problem has almost been forgotten: GoogleTranslate, DeepL and other translation engines have a discrimination problem. Berliner Gazette author and technology researcher Christian Heck brings both debates together…”

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