So many of our systems are dependent on data entry. And thanks to spell checker’s it seems like there are more spelling errors rather than less. At least you notice them more as the computer makes a mistake. People make spelling errors all the time. Big deal. Well it is a big deal when it allows the Boston Bomber to be free.
Spelling mistake let Boston bomber slip by U.S. intelligence
Misspelling of "Tsarnaev" in a cable reminds us that human error haunts even the fiercest national security state
Bet you so many big data systems are hampered by spelling errors that gets data rejected. Seems kind of simple to focus on data entry errors, but it is not sexy.