From the BBC comes news that French company Spotter has developed a social and traditional media analysis tool that recognizes sarcasm. Spotter says its service is 80 per cent accurate and can be used to find sarcasm in 29 different languages.
I was going to write a really sarcastic article about this, but Ross McGuinness beat me to it. Go read his article in Metro: it's funny and you'll learn about the etymology of sarcasm, and about Sartalics, too. --Bill Paarlberg, editor (Thanks to Adam's Blog for the image.)