05 iulie 2010

safety first


To prove the phenomenon even exists, one particularly inspired British researcher had volunteers ride bicycles on a closed course, with half the people wearing helmets and proper attire, and the other half clad in their underwear. Graduate students positioned on the sidelines graded the volunteers performance and tallied any unsafe maneuvers. The results showed that the unclothed group practiced much safer driving habits, thereby supporting risk compensation theory - and Britain’s reputation for eccentricity

dintr-un articol de Steve Steinberg, despre Inteligenţă Artificială. Recomandat, dacă vă daţi în vânt după mai mult de 140 de caractere.