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I'm Mike Pope. I live in the Seattle area. I've been a technical writer and editor for over 30 years. I'm interested in software, language, music, movies, books, motorcycles, travel, and ... well, lots of stuff.

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On two occasions I have been asked, "Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?" I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.

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First entry - 6/27/2003
Most recent entry - 1/15/2018

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Posts - 2475
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Comments/entry - 1.04
Hits/day - 379

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  01:06 PM

Someone at work spotted this great example of a typo that was almost certainly introduced by spell checking (aka a Cupertino):


The original is on the techradar.com site, tho they might fix it eventually. However, for the time being, it's even embedded in the URL:

http://www.techradar.com/news/mobile-computing/tablets/amazon-announces-kindle-paperweight-1095267

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