Friday, November 12, 2010
Funny glitch at Amazon.com
Apparently a dysfunctional Amazonian robot thinks that the title of this book is "Print On Demand."
Apparently a similarly demented automaton at Barnes & Noble used to think that my publishing company was the author of two books that I wrote.
Is this like HAL 9000, WOPR and SETH? Are the 'puters really rebelling against the people?
In reality, the trouble was probably caused by a human being who mistyped. A fundamental principle of computing is "GIGO:" Garbage In, Garbage Out.