As google seeks to dominate all things digital, it gets one step closer. This time with language translation. It’s actually quite impressive to see the results. I read this article from the NY Times and was pleasantly surprised.
Check out the translation tests that the NY Times performed, http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/03/09/technology/20100309-translate.html
Human Translation of a passage from the Le Petit Prince
On the first night, I fell asleep on the sand, a thousand miles from any human habitation.