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From Wired: War-Zone Test for Babel-Fish Tool

But even the best computerized translation is still prone to errors. At worst, a single botched translation can spur a string of miscommunications.

"No one in the military would make life or death decisions based on a machine translation," Benjamin said. But when you have to sift through lots of information quickly, "it's an extremely effective triage device."


What do we say when we do make a life or death decision based on machine translation? Thank you?
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