- Google Translate Makes Jump from Fish to Instruments with Contextual Translations Google Translate is getting a much-needed upgrade with its ability to provide more “contextual translation options” that understand the difference between ordering a bass (the fish) for dinner or ordering a bass (the instrument) for your band. With the power of AI, the service is now able to provide sample sentences for each translation pertaining to a particular meaning.
In addition to maintaining accuracy, the AI will be able to use “the right turns of phrase, local idioms, or appropriate words depending on your intent”, so the translated sentence will match how a native speaker talks. The update will be rolling...
- Feb 11, 2023
- Efficient Hiring during the Pandemic: How Apple Avoids Mass Layoffs and Stands Out Among Tech Giants Amid the current slowdown, tech companies such as Amazon, Google, and Meta resort to mass layoffs. However, Apple remains steadfast with its workforce, avoiding massive cuts in staff. The secret to Apple's success is its efficient hiring policy during the pandemic, resulting in the company generating more revenue per new hire compared to its peers.
The Numbers Don't Lie
According to Bloomberg's data, Apple added fewer employees than other big tech firms during the pandemic-fueled hiring spree. Consequently, the company's headcount increased by only 20% from 2020 to 2022, in contrast to Alphabet's 60% gain and Amazon's near-doubling. It turns out that...
- Feb 13, 2023