Kenya – Plastic Bag Ban
Posted by: Mondele

I just found out (as I’m to transit Kenya tomorrow) that Kenya has a plastic bag ban, penalizing the offender with jail time and huge fines. I can’t find out if this applies to people transiting the airport, or only to people who clear immigration.

A Vignette d43.org to WACS

A vignette on How to migrate a repo on d43.org to wacs. Compare mirror and non-mirror options. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQI7sAtHvCE

Booklet example from Pacific

The pacific team put together this booklet to help with one of their training events.    I post it here for safekeeping and for others to view.     The pluses of having training material printed and bound are numerous from what I observed: 1.) participants just like...

Converting Bible translation from MS Word/LibreOffice

The files referred to in this article can be downloaded here: Tarangan_James_Philemon While we normally encourage translation work to be done in one of our tools (Autographa, translationStudio, vMAST) sometimes it is already in process or is just better for the local...

Tech Adv Bootcamp

https://wycliffeassociatesinc-my.sharepoint.com/:x:/g/personal/chuck_liesch_wycliffeassociates_org/EY2_CJTKSc1BisgqPuVe0iAB50U337s4_-Cin2w7R2a_cQ?e=7Holyu

VMAST – Configure Superuser Script Usage

When a user needs to be configured as super user for a project, it can be done using a graphical tool like phpmyadmin. However, this tool can also be complicated to use, so we have provided a simple shell script that can provide this function. As noted in the...

translationWords – How to Translate into a Gateway Language

It is important that translators understand all of the words that they are translating. But some of the words in the Bible are not used in everyday life in our time or in our cultures, and so the translator may not be familiar with them. Other words are used in...

Why Does translationStudio stop me at Story 17?

In this situation, the translator was unable to load any Story beyond Story 17 in Open Bible Stories. The Solution was to update the source text for Open Bible Stories in translationStudio.

Update Options

There are four options to choose from when updating. NOTE: Updating requires an Internet connection. Update List of Available Source Texts Click on this option to upload a list of the available source texts. NOTE: this update will only update the list of available...

Installing MAST Apps on a tablet

Here is a video on how I install apps...not just any apps....but MAST specific apps on atablet.  I know....sounds exciting!  Well, actually it is.  The work that translators do on these tablets is life changing.  Along with the video, I have added tablet specs and an...

HOW TO SIDE LOAD RESOURCES

It is possible to side load the resource containers.  Reasons to side load the resources: The Internet is either slow, intermittent or unavailable so sideloading will be faster and without fails. Steps to side load the resources on a computer: First – download the...