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Amazonfail: How Metadata and Sex Broke the Amazon Book Search… - Thanks, ants.
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Amazonfail: How Metadata and Sex Broke the Amazon Book Search
http://newsbreaks.infotoday.com/NewsBreaks/Amazonfail-How-Metadata-and-Sex-Broke-the-Amazon-Book-Search-53507.asp
I've only skimmed this, because the type is tiny, it's bedtime, and brain horgle fuzzy jammies. But there's a flowchart.

Link stolen from sorchar on that Tweetbook thing the kids like.

ETA Excerpt: "Amazon has had other problems in the past with automated systems, including miscataloging rabbit-shaped sex toys and sending their U.K. customers a flyer suggesting them as Easter gifts, even to customers who had not previously ordered from their Sex & Sexuality store (www.theregister.co.uk/2007/04/12/amazon_rabbit_mail)."

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goddessdster From: goddessdster Date: April 21st, 2009 04:05 pm (UTC) (linkage)
I think I caught your brain horgle. Thanks a bunch!
annlarimer From: annlarimer Date: April 21st, 2009 08:29 pm (UTC) (linkage)

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