November 2010 Archives
Cameron Collie is the founder of a Web site for finding cheap alcohol. He called it Groggle, but Google made him change the name, and it's now called Drinkle. I don't find that so amusing. See Google Gags Groggle, reported by Ben Grubb in the November 9th 2010 issue of the Brisbane Times.
One of the topics that Artificial Intelligence researchers study is how to give computers common sense. When you ignore some common-sense fact about the world -- such as that if you've written a letter, you must have read it -- the results are often funny. Indeed, it's how a lot of jokes work.