In what would seem like a step backward in computational advancement, Twitter has announced that it will begin using humans to process search queries. The “meatbags,” as VentureBeat’s Jolie O’dell affectionately calls them, will be used to interpret irony, draw non-obvious inferences, and add annotations to trending items. The change should actually speed up Twitter’s trend-spotting processes. Plus, meetbags! [Source: VentureBeat]