When we here at The Daily Quarterly heard that Rosetta Stone was having a hard time finding people to work on developing their sarcasm translation software, we immediately went to sit down with Dr. Milton Hayes, head of the research team tasked with the development. Here is our first TDQ Q&A:
The Daily Quarterly: Pleasure to meet you, Dr. Hayes. What’s up, doc?
Dr. Hayes: Oh, uh, thank you. (looks up) Yes, well, there’s a…Uh..
TDQ: It’s not important, Doc. So what seems to be the problem with finding people to work on the sarcasm project?
Dr. Hayes: Well we have sent e-mails to numerous individuals we thought may be interested in working with us. But so far, we haven’t been able to come to any agreements about doing the work.