Is Bing Smarter Than You?

Wed, Oct 20, 2010 One-minute read

When touch-typing, I just blasted this into my browser address bar:


And then pressed enter before my brain could engage the brakes on my fingers. It turns out that I had my right hand off by one column on my keyboard. It was a column to the left, and I resigned myself to a page of garbage results. (Edit: The first result is, of course, not garbage :) ) Where do you think I was trying to go? Bing knew, and I’m still caught somewhere between disbelief and amazement.