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Comment: Re:In response to the "wasteofmoney" tag (Score 1) 106

by LuSiDe (#21716654) Attached to: Eat, Drink, and be Monitored

The idea that research into human behavior will result in using that research to promote "better" behavior feels pretty optimistic. Perhaps I gravitate toward the negative, but in my experience, that's often enough not what happens with information.
Have a look toward the effects of Edward Bernays (a nephew of Freud) influence on American society...

Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable. Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable. -- Gilb

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