Translating the Economist for China

A team of volunteer readers translates the Economist each week into Chinese, and releases it as PDFs. Fascinating. “It’s an impressive example of online collaboration with simple tools, a completely non-commercial effort by volunteers interested in spreading knowledge while improving their English skills. In the process, they’re taking a political risk in translating controversial articles about their homeland behind the Great Firewall.” From Waxy.org, an Oregon-based blog.

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