June 14th, 2013

story structures we enjoy

A charming Kurt Vonnegut visualises the story structures we enjoy. (via reddit)

June 13th, 2013

the mechanism of moviemaking

An interesting look at how soundtrack production fits into the mechanism of moviemaking (in this case for Star Trek: Into Darkness).

June 8th, 2013

Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No.2 (Mov.1 Moderato)

Cécile Ousset (piano)
Simon Rattle (conductor)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

June 8th, 2013

learning languages by translating with Duolingo

Check out this video: Duolingo uses the process of translation to teach you a new language.

I believe that translating is a good way to improve your language skills, both in the source and target language. Thankfully I also get paid to do so.

This is a cross-post from my facebook page: Jonathan Beaton Translations.

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