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Website crowdsourcing English translations of Chinese texts

Website crowdsourcing English translations of Chinese texts

Updated 8 October 2012, 16:16 AEDT

A unique project is introducing Chinese literature to a wider audience by translating Chinese texts into English and other Western languages.

The Marco Polo project relies on the concept of crowdsourcing whereby the users and readers themselves provide submissions and translations of fiction and non-fiction from established and emerging Chinese writers.

Presenter: Liam Cochrane

Speaker: Julien Leyre, CEO, Marco Polo Project

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