Posts from January, 2016
64 More Movies Recommended by the Global Voices Community
With this many movies, you'll have something to watch each week well into 2017!
Translator Newsletter: Dialects, Modern Technology, & More!
Hello, GV'ers! Welcome to this week's edition of the Translator Newsletter! Today we're talking about… ALTA's Translation Tip of the Week ALTA recently started a new series where they post new tips and best practices for translators every week. This week, they're talking about glossaries! Glossaries are useful when you...
Writing Tips: Facebook to the Rescue When Twitter is Down!
This week's Writing Tips are all about using Facebook pages and resources for writing posts on Global Voices Online. Which is your favourite Facebook page and why?
GVers Pick their Favourite Tweets In Tribute to David Bowie
We asked our Global Voices community for tribute tweets for English singer and musician David Bowie as part of an exercise on using tweets in posts. Here's the result.
My Global Voices Mentor: Preetam Rai
"I would recommend GV contributors to be active beyond the online space. I think the insights into local cultures that we have as part of GV is rare and unique."
January Writing Tips: Let's Celebrate the Life and Works of David Bowie in Tweets
David Bowie, one of the most influential musicians of his era, has died. Tell us what people in countries you cover have to say about him on Twitter.
Ringing in 2016 with Global Voices Contributors
Our installment of weekly tips for the first week of January was all about using photographs in posts. Check out how some of our colleagues ring in the New Year.
How a GVer is Helping the Earthquake Victims Build Transition Shelters in Nepal
The 25 April earthquake devastated over five hundred thousand houses, left injured more than twenty thousands and took lives of about 9,000 people in Nepal. While many humanitarian organisations rushed to work on relief and rebuilding after the quakes, hundreds of individuals have devoted their time and money to help...
Translator Newsletter: Bilingual Brains, Universal Understanding, & More!
Happy New Year, GV'ers! Welcome to our very first translator newsletter of 2016! I hope you all had a fantastic start to this year and are ready to talk about… English & the Internet Is English still the universal language of the Internet? Tech Insider says it is… for now....