Translation and Globalization is essential reading for anyone with an interest in translation, or a concern for the future of our world's languages and cultures. This is a critical exploration of the ways in which radical changes to the world economy have affected contemporary translation. The Internet, new technology, machine translation and the emergence of a worldwide, multi-million dollar translation industry have dramatically altered the complex relationship between translators, language and power. In this book, Michael Cronin looks at the changing geography of translation practice and offers new ways of understanding the role of the translator in globalized societies and economies.
In this third volume of the How It Works Book of Amazing Technology, discover the secrets behind spy gadgets and the latest developments in artificial intelligence, as well as the science behind how tidal power can give power our cities, how mobile phones connect to a network, and how to safely blow up a building. Featuring: Gadgets and Future Tech - Explore the most advanced gadgets and technology that will make sci-fi and James Bond movies a reality - and sooner than you'd think! Entertainment - Discover what goes on behind the technology that we use in our everyday lives, and the technology being developed to make our lives easier.
This manual-style book instantly dives into Eckhart Tolle's principles of "living in the moment," which could be a jarring experience for readers who haven't read his preceding book, The Power of Now. For the initiated, though, this makes an excellent companion guide--rich in exercises and meditations to help readers get out of their minds so they can live more peacefully in their bodies. Sometimes it's hard to fathom what on earth Tolle is talking about: "To regain awareness of Being and to abide in that state of 'feeling-realization' is enlightenment." Be patient.
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Thinking Big: The Keys to Personal Power and Maximum Performance
Every successful person knows that the keys to achievement are conscious effort, careful planning, and good, old-fashioned hard work. But on the road to success, this is the one habit that will accelerate you beyond all others.
Beginning with the victory of Henry Tudor over Richard III at Bosworth Field in 1485, and ending with the death of the childless Elizabeth I in 1603 following a 45-year reign, the Tudor dynasty marks a period in British history where England was transformed from a minor medieval kingdom to a preeminent European power on the verge of empire.