Finch, Sheila. "Babel Interface." Amazing #540, 63.1 (May 1988): 78-96.
"Lingsters" (translators) go into drug-mediated mind-linkage with computers. A trapped translator is linked through the computer to the story's villain. Cf. and contrast Suzette Haden Elgin's Native Tongue (1984), and L. Niven and J. Pournelle's Oath of Fealty.