Errrors

 

Here's an interesting news report. It should be read by those who worry overly much when their GPS makes a mistake—and for those who worry overly much about those who overly much worry about GPS mistakes.

http://www.npr.org/2015/02/03/383454933/why-we-judge-algorit...

Very True

Interesting article. It is true that we judge faulty machines more harshly than mistakes made by humans.

The difference between your GPS making a mistake and your wife giving bad directions is you can always run over the damn GPS with your car.

Thanks CraigW.

There is always something interesting on NPR.

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Ironically, in talking about

Ironically, in talking about errrors, Craig has made an errror. Can anyone figure out what the errror might be? Or am I in errror and there is no errror?

razz

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lol good catch

lol good catch

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To errr....

Strephon_Alkhalikoi wrote:

Ironically, in talking about errrors, Craig has made an errror. Can anyone figure out what the errror might be? Or am I in errror and there is no errror?

razz

...is human.

But to...

CraigW wrote:

...is human.

...really mess things up you need a computer.

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Thought

bdhsfz6 wrote:

Interesting article. It is true that we judge faulty machines more harshly than mistakes made by humans.

The difference between your GPS making a mistake and your wife giving bad directions is you can always run over the damn GPS with your car.

Doesn't it depend on the algorithm used? What if the GPS told you to drive over your wife?

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