Today, Google Translate has become the world’s most popular machine translation tool. And like any other tools, Google Translate has its own advantages and disadvantages.
Can artificial intelligence really replace human intelligence? The answer might be yes to some certain fields but not translation industry. And here are the reasons why human translation is irreplaceable, at least for now.
To some extent, machine translation can be superior to human translation but there will be troubles if you do not understand it or have unrealistic expectations. The question is “Can machine perform as well as a human linguist?” and “Can we totally rely on automation translation?” To find out the answer, we need to clarify what MT is, what its advantages/ disadvantages are and most importantly, when to use it.