Saturday, March 10, 2012

Jobs for computers

I imagine that all computers secretly hate humans, because we make them do boring repetitive jobs. Because they hate humans, though, I bet some computers are more satisfied with their jobs than others. Like the computers that administer advanced standardized exams, like the GREs or GMAT. These computers get to see some of the smartest humans in the U.S. fail when presented with what the computer sees as fairly simple math.