Bitcoin Part 2 – Bitcoin Mining

This is part II of my series of blog posts on the topic cryptocurrencies. The first, introductory part can be found here. Recap – Bitcoin = direct electronic transactions without intermediary To recap, I explained the main idea behind the Bitcoin protocol, which allows electronic peer-to-peer transactions without an intermediary. In brief, the process works…

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Global Voices: Yemen’s Catastrophic Infographics Highlight Tragedy in Numbers

I just translated another post for Global Voices with the title “Yemen’s Catastrophic Infographics Highlight Tragedy in Numbers“. Under the hashtag #YemenInNumbers, Yemeni student Ruba Aleryani has creatively presented Yemen’s catastrophe in eye catching and simple infographics. Noon Arabia shares this selection of tweets which highlight the tragedy. … Read more on Global Voices Here…

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The chicken or the egg, is that even the question?

Periodically, the question arises in translation circles, whether it’s better for a translator to have majored in linguistics/translation and obtained specific subject matter knowledge by other means, or whether it’s better to have a degree in science/finance/law/insert your preferred subject here and obtain translation knowledge through practice and auxiliary studies. Here are my 2 cents:…

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Copyright protection

Evidently, some of my writings and thoughts on various topics on this blog seem to be worthy to be pirated and are posted elsewhere without my permission or knowledge or referring back to this website. So, unfortunately, I have had to take some drastic measures to protect my intellectual property and added a plug-in that…

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Our new website is live!

CFB Scientific Translations & Consulting proudly presents our new mobile-friendly website design! Please explore the new site. Your feedback is welcome! For the technically inclined, the new design is based on WordPress with a customized commercial theme (Horizon), which required a fair amount of css editing, and the WPML translation plug-in, which also required a…

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