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10 November 2012 @ 03:34 pm
It's a hobby horse, but I love to ride.  
The problem with eyewitness testimony.

Overheard on a stakeout:

Wonder Woman: I just watched Platypus take two tries to complete an Angry Birds level! Maybe we need to drive him to the Emergency Room--
Platypus: I told you, the algorithm is off!
 
 
 
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Data Magpie: Hennatylik on November 10th, 2012 08:58 pm (UTC)
I would totally download and listen to this... except I'd already planned to head outside to do a little raking to the sweet strains of On the Media.

But later.
Jennyjennythe_reader on November 12th, 2012 07:12 pm (UTC)
I just heard a bit of that episode on the radio! Really disturbing in and of itself, and the law enforcement implications are even worse.
ace_cub_reportr: FoxJournalace_cub_reportr on November 15th, 2012 01:05 pm (UTC)
In fairness, we've known that for decades--cops and reporters both. Which is why we work like hell to get confessions.

Of course, confessions are subject to neurology, too.

(My jobs are not that different.)
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