Sociosexual politics and the Google algorithm for constructing synonym sets

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sat May 25 04:05:11 UTC 2013

One of many great reasons to use quotation marks appropriately.

Benjamin Barrett
Seattle, WA

On May 24, 2013, at 7:16 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole <adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> BuzzFeed has an article about the controversial results of a Google search:
> A spokesman for Google said the following:
> [Begin excerpt]
> Google’s results, including when a search term is synonymized with
> another, are a reflection of content on the web and how people search.
> These results are determined by algorithms and we don’t manually
> correct this process, but we are always looking at how we can improve
> our algorithms.
> [End excerpt]

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