Perceptions of Technology

Wow. Just go read the article now. It’s a a good learning opportunity for those of us who assume that most people have a reasonable working knowledge of technology.

An excerpt, in case that link rots:

the couple convinced numerous people that Stacey Finley was a CIA agent and with her contacts she could schedule a medical scan of the victims’ bodies by satellite imaging that would detect any hidden medical problems.

The Finley’s convinced their victims that, if any medical problems were found, secret agents would administer medicine to them as they slept in exchange for payment

Could it hurt to teach kids basic physics in the 10+ years we have them captive in government schools? Apparently enough people think the answer is, ‘yes’.