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Month: April 2015

Translating Shakespeare

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, when Peter Quince sees Bottom turned into an ass-headed figure, he cries in horror: “Bless thee, Bottom, bless thee. Thou art translated!” Other characters in the play use the verb in similar ways to refer to a broad range of altered states. Helena hopes to be “translated” into Hermia, her

The 6 Top Languages Global-Minded CEOs Should Know

Microsoft founder and prolific philanthropist Bill Gates said his biggest regret in life is that he speaks only English. Not exactly what one would expect to hear from the billionaire founder of one of the largest tech corporations in the world. Gates’s insightful admission comes on the heels of Mark Zuckerberg’s impressive demonstration of semi-fluent Chinese during a Q&A