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Offline Avis habilisTopic starter

IE IQ study hoax by disgruntled developer
« on: August 23, 2011, 01:52:22 PM »
Disgruntled Canadian Developer Behind Internet Explorer IQ "Study" Hoax

I feel his pain. I only wish I were surprised that the news organizations were lazy enough to run with this as long as they did without even the most cursory checking.

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Re: IE IQ study hoax by disgruntled developer
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2011, 02:22:07 PM »
I really want to forward his original 'study' to my HR department, which insists on keeping our time-reporting page as an IE-only site.  It's the only reason I ever launch IE on my machine.

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Re: IE IQ study hoax by disgruntled developer
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2011, 02:23:03 PM »
Looks like you would get away with it for quite a while.

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Re: IE IQ study hoax by disgruntled developer
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2011, 02:28:45 PM »
The question is whether I could get away with it long enough for them to get their coders to make the page Firefox-compatible.  *ponders*