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President Obama – Lost in Translation

January 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Fox News has an “Automatic Transcription” feature for its videos. ┬áThe disclaimer of “may not be 100% accurate” is understated by 95%. ┬áHere’s the presidential oath of Barak Obama, the way their transcription software heard it: “I. — Barack Hussein Obama I solemnly swear Barack Hussein Obama do solemnly swear. That I will execute the […]

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University of Irony Online

October 24th, 2007 · No Comments

Some ads speak for themselves. This one showed up in my Gmail sidebar today: Hint: “Certificaiton” isn’t a word. Maybe they aren’t targeting English teachers.

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Lets Get Physical(ly Secure)

September 13th, 2007 · 1 Comment

I used to work for a company that shall remain nameless, just in case their lawyers are reading this. We had a couple of security-related incidents that illustrated just how illusionary physical security can be in everyday companies. Here are two amusing (and true) stories with four serious lessons to be learned from them: Over […]

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