[MUD-Dev] Expected value and standard deviation.

gbtmud gbtmud at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 18 13:45:01 New Zealand Daylight Time 2003


Ola Fosheim Grøstad [mailto:olag at ifi.uio.no] wrote:

> There is no reason to believe that humans in online worlds are
> significantly different than humans in the physical world. Is
> there?

On the contrary. It is well known that people on the net tend to be
less constrained by the regular rules of conduct since they cannot
be held accountable because of the nature of the medium. This tends
to lead toward more aggressive behaviour, at least in my experience.

Simon Fairfax
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