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The Joke's on Your Computer: The Latest Humor Coded Into Software

By Scientific American

November 1, 2011



In Google Maps, the distance-measuring tool offers a choice of three unit systems: Metric, English or "I’m Feeling Geeky." If you click the third one, you’re offered a long list of, ahem, somewhat uncommon measurement units, including parsecs, Persian cubits, and Olympic swimming pools.

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