No One in the Cockpit, and No Hands on the Wheel—Translating about Drones and Self-Driving Cars

Drones and self-driving cars have captured the imagination of people all over the world.  New applications for drones and the arrival of self-driving cars will bring economic opportunities to some, but to others these technological advances bring questions of reliability, safety, and privacy. Translators are being asked to handle documents that view drones and self-driving cars from many different points of view. In this presentation the speaker will describe and will offer possible solutions to translation problems that involve terminology, technology, and translation techniques in connection with drones.