Final Note

The Secret Service wants sarcasm detection software

Kai Ryssdal Jun 3, 2014
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Final Note

The Secret Service wants sarcasm detection software

Kai Ryssdal Jun 3, 2014
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This final note on the way out, which I’m sure will work…

The Secret Service wants sombeody to invent a piece of software that’ll, detect sarcasm and false positives,” according to the work order. So, if you’re a teenager on Twitter and you threaten to blow up a plane because you’re bored, this would in theory prevent the FBI from knocking on your door.

You got less than a week if you’re up to the challenge because next Monday is the deadline.

What could possibly go wrong.

Sarcasm.

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