France

Chitter Chatter in the Translation Industry

With the upcoming launch of the United Kingdom and France data sets, I can’t help but be excited to compare the internet space in France, England, and the United States.  The internet is absolutely global, as anyone at facebook.com will tell you, but how exactly do the nuances and cultures of a country affect the interconnecting web that we use so often?  I guess we will have to wait and

Destination France: 2011 Recovery from 2010 Volcanic Eruptions and Pension Reform Strikes

I’m starting my last couple of weeks here in Nice, France and I’ve been thinking about the booming tourism industry for Americans here in Europe, particularly in the south of France. 2010 was undoubtedly a difficult year for the travel industry in Europe. The volcanic eruptions from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull last April put a damper on the travel plans of many when strong winds pushed ash clouds from the eruption toward Europe

See If I Spotify When I Return to the States

I’m living in sunny Nice, France for five weeks this summer in order to take a couple sociology classes through Northeastern University. While the beach has been fun, and the French folk friendly, there are a few things from home I missed when I first came here. Video streaming sites Hulu and Netflix definitely topped the list, but I was really excited to have access to one streaming service I