I Am A Ted Volunteer Translator Anour

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A short presentation with TEDx Seoul organizers and volunteer translators...telling short personal stories about my experience with TED Open Translation Project @ TED.com

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I Am A Ted Volunteer Translator Anour

  1. 1. I am a TED Volunteer Translator  By: Anour F.A. Dafa-Alla Seoul, Korea [email_address] March 6 th 2010
  2. 2. Translation! <ul><li>5 Questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. TED Open Translation project <ul><li>Version 1.0 (release date: May 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>I joined on June 2009, Introduced it in SudaneseOnLine 12-06-2009. (3500+ views) </li></ul><ul><li>Current Stats: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2387 Volunteer Translators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>70 different Languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5069 Translations </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What’s common between Translators?
  5. 5. Translation! <ul><li>5 Questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who? </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Where? Step one
  7. 7. Most…Most…Most <ul><li>Languages with the most translated talks </li></ul><ul><li>Most Translated Talk ( 39  Languages) </li></ul>Published translations http:// www.ted.com/OpenTranslationProject 2066 Translators 5069 Translations 70 Languages
  8. 8. Where? Step two
  9. 9. Where? Step three
  10. 10. Where? Step four
  11. 11. Available for Review?! (214 total talks) Published + 23 for review = 237!
  12. 12. Or even 228.56 Talks!
  13. 13. 한국어 Korean Language/translators <ul><li>Stats , March 2010: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>152 Translators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>214 Published talks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>214/152= 1.4 talk/translator? </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Longest Translated Talk into Korean By: Jung Donggeun
  15. 15. Translation! <ul><li>5 Questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who? </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Why?....Meet me 
  17. 17. Why do you translate? <ul><li>Ideas worth spreading </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For my daughter…your daughter…our daughters. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For my daughter’s friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote mutual respect between different cultures, people, religions, etc. Translation is a way to exchange ideas among us as humans. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My passion…etc… …Countless </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ideas worth spreading </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educating my self! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It’s a Thank you message to the speaker. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promoting My country Sudan, my continent, my world. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For Arabic language speakers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For My friends </li></ul></ul>Source Kevin Kelly on the next 5,000 days of the web
  18. 18. Personal Stories: (1) <ul><li>This talk is part of my PhD Hypothesis! </li></ul><ul><li>Sugata Mitra shows how kids teach themselves </li></ul>
  19. 19. Personal Stories: (2) <ul><li>We need this invention urgently! </li></ul><ul><li>Jane Chen: A warm embrace that saves lives </li></ul>
  20. 20. Translation! <ul><li>5 Questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When? </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Who?
  22. 22. Translation! <ul><li>5 Questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When? </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. TED , fill your FUTURE box with Knowledge ! SOURCE ?

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