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The survey by AptiQuant, a Vancouver-based Web consulting company, gave more than 100,000 participants an IQ test, while monitoring which browser they used to take the test. The result? Internet Explorer users scored lower than average, while Chrome, Firefox and Safari users were slightly above average. And users of the more obscure Camino and Opera browsers, as well as those using Explorer with Chrome Frame (a plug-in designed to let users view emerging HTML5 content), had what AptiQuaint called "exceptionally higher" IQ levels.
Originally posted by SalientSkivvy
Ha! It's like people who still use a hotmail address for email, or even worse.. AOL...
Those numbers, it should be noted, probably aren't very scientific. The field of test-takers was self-selecting -- people who chose, on their own, to take an IQ test instead of a scientifically selected study group. They found the test through Web searches or ads the company placed online.
Originally posted by Forevever
reply to post by Ahmose
You're right and I apologize
You didn't call me out and it took the other thread for me to realize I was being overly defensive.
The article is misleading however, and the first time the topic came up I was accused of "trolling"..... go figure.
So yes, I am sorry ♥
Originally posted by Ahmose
reply to post by davespanners
I would have to agree.
I've never met a truly intelligent IE user. lol
Everyone I know who *still* uses IE..
are practically computer/technology illiterate.
It's getting to be the same for microsoft/windows users in general.
one of MS's main goals is to dumb things down for , well..... "the dumb"..
So no one has a clue what they're actually doing anymore.
Just "click, click, click" is all most people know.
This also helps MS make more $$$$ off of the gullible/ignorant.
Something goes wrong with their computer?
PAY US, "we'll "fix" it"
Computer not running great? "uhp, must be time for a new one!"
MS is a huge culprit in the dumbing down of people.
It is in their M.O.