This is incredible...
...Const. Bentley said Mr. Dziekanski's screaming and the look on his face suggested he was "fighting through it."
Mr. Rosenbloom suggested the look on Mr. Dziekanski face and his screaming could have been caused by the [2000x over-strength] extreme pain of the taser.
"It could be both. It depends how you interpret it," Const. Bentley replied. ...
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The above exchange is simply amazing.
Taser Training is this? (written in 'TASER BASIC' - sarcasm!):
05: REM Tasering Algorithm - by Taser International
10: TASER the_subject
20: IF face_contorted THEN GOTO 10
30: INTERRUPT IF face_blue
40: PRINT "ERROR - impossible condition, no solution. ";
50: GOTO 40
No wonder people get tasered five times in a row.
The 'thinking' here is exactly the same as the world's stupidest algorithm: Moth+Light.
Root causes - false claims of safety, defective training, general stupidity all around.
Sometimes things are so bad that they simply have to get better.
In this case, the pendulum has been pushed so far and so hard into the insane world of taser-craziness, that when it inevitably springs back towards the normal world - it may do so in a manner that disappoints taser fan-boys everywhere.
Let's hope so.
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