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Google Done F@#$ed Up, Autocorrect Doesn’t Believe Women Can Teach Themselves Calculus

Google, did you mean: Don't suggest that women can't teach themselves calculus?

TED.com editor Emily McManus tweeted a pretty disturbing screengrab this morning. After searching Google for “english major who taught herself calculus” Google stupidly asked, “Did you mean: english major who taught himself calculus?”

It’s not photoshop job either, I just duplicated the result for myself:

Screen Shot 2014-08-07 at 1.05.53 PM

My in-browser spellcheck built into Chrome even highlighted “herself” as being incorrect.

(via Emily McManus)

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