Organising Knowledge>> Taxonomies, Porn and Online Advertising
DECEMBER 14, 2009
And what were those Singaporeans who discovered the ad doing on that site in the first place (the “Disgusted rapporteur claimed to have received the screenshot in an email from a friend)? Categorisation mistakes can be embarrassing. In my book I cite a Walmart case where an auto-classification error made “racist suggestions to customers (eg a search for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory turned up suggestions for movies with African American themes).