Will the web's translation tech make us multilingual?
"Doriti sa traduce aceasta pagina?" Unless you speak Romanian, chances are you would. It translates roughly to "would you like to translate this page?"
And it is something the web is doing far better when written down than when spoken.
Lara Lewington goes behind the scenes of translation technology to discover the joie de vivre that can be encountered from being able to understand the language, whatever that language may be.
The programme was first broadcast on Saturday 10 August 2013.
- From the section Technology