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sarcasm

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Nadella praises Google's marketing (sarcasm or envy?)

Speaking at the Fortune Brainstorm conference, Microsoft's new CEO says he can learn from Google because it markets its moonshot products well. But what did he really mean?

By July 15, 2014

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Secret Service urgently seeks sarcasm-detecting software

In a work order posted online, the service is looking for software that synthesizes social-media data and weeds out false positives and sarcasm. Oh, and it has to be IE8 compatible.

By June 3, 2014

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Ditch the training wheels with the auto​-​balancing Jyrobike, Ep. 162

Gyroscope technology helps​ keep the Jyrobike upright so kids don't need those silly training wheels, the Secret Service seeks sarcasm experts, and more​.

By June 6, 2014

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Touch o' sarcasm: Celeb shots mislabeled as Wall St. protest

Canadian newspaper has some fun online, publishing photographs of Hollywood stars allegedly spouting Wall Street protest philosophy.

By October 13, 2011

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Algorithm spots sarcasm--suuuuure it does

After a close look at word, syntax, and punctuation patterns in user-generated content, Hebrew University researchers come up with software that can detect sarcasm in online communication.

By May 18, 2010

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Oh goody!!!!!! A punctuation mark for sarcasm

An American company finally creates something so many e-mail writers have needed for a long time: a punctuation mark to tell people when you are being sarcastic.

By January 15, 2010

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Onion tweets itself into trouble, but consider the source

These days the source of information almost always defines its perspective. Still, sarcasm doesn't work for everyone. The satirical publication caused an uproar on Twitter yesterday when it suggested there was gunfire in the Capitol.

By September 30, 2011

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Ep. 595: Where we make up our decision

As usual, today's Friday episode of The 404 Podcast covers a random variety of topics, including the next Spider-man film, a software program that recognizes sarcasm, and our favorite subject: Chinese people.

By June 4, 2010

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The 404 595: Where we make up our decision (podcast)

As usual, today's Friday episode of The 404 Podcast covers random topics including the next Spider-Man film, a software program that recognizes sarcasm, and our favorite subject: Chinese people.

By June 4, 2010

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This week in Crave: The mad scientist edition

Too busy doing lab experiments to read Crave this week? You missed out on synthetic cells, sarcasm, and tweeting cows. If only those were all part of the same experiment.

By May 22, 2010