Expectation gap

Some cogent aphorisms are often misattributed, possibly as looking too pithy to be conceivable. Quite expectedly, many of these are ascribed to Albert Einstein, and two seem perfectly apt to the translation industry. One goes “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results,” and the other, “The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them.” On the contrary, the closing sentence in Isaac Asimov’s essay Who Needs Money? from his 1981 book […]

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Author: Luigi Muzii

Luigi Muzii