Hebrew University’s Sarcasm Detector One of Year’s Best Inventions (Time Magazine)

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Hebrew University's Sarcasm Detector One of Year's Best Inventions (Time Magazine)

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Jews aren’t sarcastic at all!

Okay, that was me being sarcastic, but the problem with the Jewish tradition of sarcasm is that it doesn’t translate well in Cyberspace where tone of speech doesn’t come through in text. That’s why it makes sense that the ability for computers to detect sarcastic speech has been developed in the Jewish homeland.

Time Magazine’s recent issue devoted to technology ranked the year’s best fifty inventions and included an application developed at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University.

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