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MyDutchPal and Hugging Face

Hugging Face was founded  in 2016 by Clement Delangue and Julien Chaumond.  It started as a company which develops social AI-based chatbot applications, but soon moved into the field of Natural Language
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Can we have confidence in neural machine translation?

What is neural machine translation?  Well, according to Wikipedia, “Neural machine translation (NMT) is an approach to machine translation that uses an artificial neural network to predict the likelihood of a sequence of words, typically
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Why MyDutchPal?

You may be wondering “why MyDutchPal?” What has this business got to do with the Netherlands? Is anyone on our team Dutch? Well, to find the answer we have to
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Why you need a language technology audit?

Communication is the key to successful business relationships, especially nowadays when the reality of the working world and the globalized professional market has forced a metamorphosis and language skills can
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Building machine translation models for  low resource East African languages

Downloading pretrained Hugging Face translation models, fine-tuning them with new datasets and conversion to OpenNMT’s CTranslate2 inference engine – that seems to be the most cost- and energy-effective way to
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