Task of the Translator, Walter Benjamin. The Translation Studies Reader, ed. Lawrence Venuti (London: Routledge, 2000).
I can currently neither read nor write without the assistance of machines. I am composing this essay with a speech recognition program called Dragon NaturallySpeaking. In order to use it, I wear headphones and a microphone. I stare at the computer screen as I speak. Speech recognition is now remarkably accurate, but despite Dragon’s claim […]