Friday, September 06, 2013

Finally, the NSA has another reason to justify its existence

Environmental concerns:
How do you prevent someone from wasting electricity? The same way you prevent them from picking their nose—make them think they are being watched.

Carnegie Mellon University researchers wanted to see whether the Hawthorne effect could be used to change energy-use patterns. The Hawthorne effect refers to the way people tend to alter their behavior when they sense they are being observed. The effect can be a pain in the ass for scientists trying to study human behavior, but it can also be a powerful tool for influencing that behavior.
They also want to watch fetish porn with you since you seem to enjoy it so much.

1 comment:

pansypoo said...

the santa clause effect.