Are You Smarter Than a Machine?

Are you smarter than a machine? We think you are and we’re not alone. This month, Inc. Magazine, USA Today and the Wall Street Journal all featured VerbalizeIt and showed that although machines matter, the people powering machines matter more. Thanks for continuing to show that humanity matters.

-The VerbalizeIt Team

Happenings: Meet The Founders Behind VerbalizeIt

Ever wonder who’s behind VerbalizeIt? Meet Co-Founders Ryan and Kunal and listen to their stories about how two unfortunate travel experiences led to one really cool idea and an awesome company (we’re just a little biased). Watch the full clip

News: Going Overseas? Don’t Leave Home Without This App

We believe that humanity enables the best technology. By featuring VerbalizeIt this month, Inc. Magazine showed some real support for what we believe, “When you’re traveling and get into a pickle or working with international customers and can’t afford even a hint of miscommunication, humans still beat machines hands down. Read about how we’re winning with human-power in Inc.

Travel Tip: Move over, Craigslist, there’s a new market in cybertown

USA Today shows how Craigslist, which once “put the hurt on newspapers” is getting “a taste of its own medicine” from social-market platforms. “These new social-market platforms [create] marketplaces for a growing variety of isolated pieces of expertise…, for instance, harnesses people with second-language skills…and connects them with people who…are in desperate need of that skill.” Read how ZocDoc, KickStarter and VerbalizeIt are disrupting established industries in USA Today.

Human Voices, Human Stories

We often talk about how we have more than 3,000 translators in the VerbalizeIt community. Each one of those translators is a human being (not a robot) with real stories and an ability to understand human interaction. Charlotte, was born and raised in France, helps deliver babies as a midwife and recently returned from a “life-changing” trip in Brazil. Meet Charlotte and hear about her VerbalizeIt experience here.

We’re Hiring! Come Join Our Team!

We are a dedicated team of coders, writers, leaders and dreamers. We think culture isn’t just part of the game, we think culture is the game.  The Wall Street Journal recently quoted our CEO Ryan Frankel when he said, “Culture really matters…and the tailored approach [to hiring] weeds out those who wouldn’t be a good fit.” Are you up for joining a growing team that’s providing jobs to thousands of people around the world? Join us.

VerbalizeIt: Free to Start, Free to Follow

When you sign up for VerbalizeIt we give you five free minutes, on the house, no questions asked. It’s important to us that you never see language as a barrier to connecting with someone else. We’re giving away minutes to our followers on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Follow along and get to know us.

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