Or at least the technology is emerging that have made it into a real thing. Now to just implant this tech into a fish!
Something that's really easy to understand is "Here is the topic thread": http://therealljidol.livejournal.com/932438.html
another is "Here is the Work Room thread: http://therealljidol.livejournal.com/932806.html
No Babel Fish needed!
But if you COULD have something that not only cut through the language barrier, but also the understanding barrier (clearing up the misunderstandings once and for all) - who would you go to talk to first?