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Microsoft redfaced after Bing translation cockup enrages Saudis

Ripper38
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People=Shit

"...the error occurred because Bing Translator has a crowdsourcing function – if a large group of people (he estimated over a thousand) suggest a translation, then it becomes listed as a possible answer"

Oh, so now it's the translators' fault? Blaming anonymous crowdsourcing resources is a lame excuse and just proves that:

a) Somebody or some “thing”, in the house that Bill built, isn’t doing their or its job, either that or they’re extremely naive not to have red flagged certain , say, TLA org sensitive words and let translations go through unchecked

b) Somebody or some “thing” at Bing Translator doesn’t check or clean-up the terminology base (MTs can do that today)

b) Some wicked, wicked trolls are pissing themselves with laughter. Imagine, today Daesh, tomorrow the Drumpf… the world (of Bing) is my oyster, and

c) That sarcasm and irony identification thing still needs working on.

Mine's the one with the copy of Slipknot's Iowa album in the pocket

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