Don't text and fly

Don’t text and fly — a Halloween [...]

Texting while driving -- really, folks?!

Silly claims that hands-free texting would somehow make it safe to text while [...]

Science or Sciencey [part 4]

The final part of a 4-part series examining what happens when science is used for marketing (using brain-training software as the central example). [...]

Science or Sciencey [part 3]

The third of a 4-part series examining what happens when science is used for marketing (using brain-training software as the central example). [...]

Science or Sciencey [part 2]

The second of a 4-part series examining what happens when science is used for marketing (using brain-training software as the central example). [...]

Science or sciencey [part 1]

The first of a 4-part series examining what happens when science is used for marketing (using brain-training software as the central example). [...]

Texters: Please ban what I do...

Mike Fumento passed along a remarkably silly statistic from this Reuters story about a Harris Interactive survey from a couple years ago. According to the article:

89 percent of respondents believe texting while driving is dangerous and should be outlawed.

Yet,

66 percent of the adults surveyed who drive and use text messaging told pollsters [...]

Silly ideas about safe texting

This is so wrong that if it were April 1, I would assume it is a joke.

heads-up keyboard from Wired article

But it comes from a writer with Gizmodo, one of the best tech sites around, and it was published by Wired. Unless proven otherwise, I have to assume it’s just a [...]

more choice blindness videos

Yesterday I posted about a new, in-press study of choice blindness by Lars Hall, Petter Johansson, and colleagues. Their new study extended the phenomenon of choice blindness to real world taste decisions made by shoppers in a market. Read more about it in yesterday’s post entitled “Do you know what you like.”

Here [...]

Do you know what you like?

Do you know what you like? (Don’t) think [...]