[MUD-Dev] Expected value and standard deviation.

Ola Fosheim Grøstad <olag@ifi.uio.no> Ola Fosheim Grøstad <olag@ifi.uio.no>
Thu Jan 8 11:24:00 New Zealand Daylight Time 2004


"gbtmud" <gbtmud at hotmail.com> writes:

>> 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.

You have disinhibition in the real world as well, for instance when
wearing a uniform, going to a place where nobody knows you etc.

--
Ola - http://folk.uio.no/olag/
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