mlk, apes, and wal-mart

From the “When Technology Goes Bad” file: Wal-Mart Halts Movie Suggestions on Web

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is shutting down the system that creates movie recommendations on its shopping Web site after it linked a “Planet of the Apes” DVD to films about famous black Americans, including Martin Luther King Jr.

However, the same AP report from the Orlando Sentinel says it wasn’t the technology, it was “human error”.

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