Google unveil YouTube's funniest video - apparently
As you may know, Google are absolutely daft for algorithms. Those wacky funsters have got some kind of mathematical calculation for everything, now including humour. Anyone with half a brain will know that humour is entirely subjective and that it can’t be ranked, which must confuse and annoy the boffins at Google.
All of that probably explains why they’ve now come up with some ‘special software’ that can apparently ‘rate’ humour – based on the comments left in a YouTube video. The chin-stroking oddballs in the algorithm department duly came up with a shortlist of what theoretically are the funniest videos in the world, and then threw it open to a public vote. This one won – you might want to reinforce your sides before you watch it…