Reply to post: Translation and Artificial Idiocy

US Homeland Security installs AI cameras at the White House, Google tries to make translation less sexist

a_yank_lurker Silver badge

Translation and Artificial Idiocy

The basic flaw with a translation algorithm is languages are highly idiomatic and context sensitive. It is difficult enough for a skilled human translator to make a readable, accurate, idiomatically correct translation. So to think artificial idiocy can do anything but a haphazard, mediocre translation is fool's errand.

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2021