If you're like most folks interested in technology, you likely have a feed reader full of hundreds of RSS feeds on your favorite topics. No doubt, they all have one thing in common: they're in a language that you're capable of reading.
But what about all of that interesting news and information that's written in languages you don't speak? Get ready to have access to even more information about your favorite topics, because now Google Reader leverages Google Translate technology to convert any feed to your preferred language...
by Michael Arrington on November 10, 2008
- Non-English content focuses on local stories of interest to locals and overseas expats. Both know their own language.
- Significant non-English content gets translated by leading bloggers into English.
- Well educated foreigners are already fluent with English.
- English content auto-translates into local languages, extending the reach for publishers, but only if non-English, low tech readers know how to install Google Reader.
- RSS adaption has already flattened at 11%.