When Natural Language Processing Goes Wrong

Was just cruising through my news updates over on ReadPath where I’ve got a subscription to the Google EngEdu videos. These are always great ways to get some in depth coverage of a geeky topic.

One of the latest ones gave me a quick laugh though. A video on Natural Language Processing had it’s title clipped by an algorithm down to “Practical Applications of Natural Language Processing in Ass… “, which if there were any natural language processing going on with the syndication feed, it might have realized there was a problem.