Latest Error Stories

2011-12-21 13:10:22

Murphy's Law is a useful scapegoat for human error: "If something can go wrong, it will."

2011-10-05 15:13:13

"Too busy," and "too complicated."

2011-09-22 21:19:25

Breast imaging reports generated using an automatic speech recognition system are nearly six times more likely to contain major errors than those generated with conventional dictation transcription.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.