"indecision may or may not be my problem."
our lab's online robot teaching study is back, new and improved.
if you haven't tried it out yet, here's the deal: we're researching the way people interact with robotic agents (and more generally "learning agents"), and as part of that we're running an online study where you get to teach a robot game character how to bake a cake.
everyone with a java-enabled browser can try it out, so you should, too!
once you're done, you're asked to fill out a short survey. and this is not 'our check-in lines are short' short, it's really short. the whole thing (game+survey) shouldn't take more than 15-20 minutes. and you'll get to advance science from your bedroom (just think how much longer a ph.d takes), as well as a chance to win $100 on amazon.
if you don't have the 15-20 minutes now, come back when you do, because we can only use the data of people who complete the whole process.
if you're interested, i'm pretty sure we can send you the research results once we've finished analyzing and publishing them. the first pilot we ran already showed some pretty interesting stuff.
cute moment last night when i pulled up next to a police cruiser. you know how cops have laptops in their cars now, making insta-license-check so much more 21st century?
well the cop next to me had 3/4 of his grim 80s database looking police terminal app covered with a half-played game of solitaire. nice touch, officer.
next time you're mugged, blame microsoft.
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