Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Google suggestions are misogynistic

Try this search (assuming Goggle has not yet fixed the issue.)

Credit to about a thousand other blogs and Digg for highlighting this issue in the last 24 hours.

Do our language usage patterns counter our mission to bring balance to our society?


Compare the above with other Google searches, such as:

she creates
she built
she composed
she studied

They all elicit a prompt similar to "Did you mean: he studied

How many more can you find? :(