I said the weather was a bummer, you idiot…

...not drop the bombs and eject

Standing round the water cooler at Lernout & Hauspie, we learnt a fact that made what's left of our hair stand on end... L&H is working on a new fighter/bomber jet in cooperation with Siemens that uses voice recognition software. If a pilot talking to ground control calls someone an idiot, will it eject him from his fighter. And if he says something is a bummer, will it drop the bombs? L&H is also working with a number of car manufacturers and even surgeons using keyhole techniques using speech recognitions. The possibilities are endless.... ®

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