David Beroff (d4b) wrote,
David Beroff
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Another three-word post... kinda

Potatoes... In... Flight!
...Its conclusions led the Boeing researchers to wonder if potatoes might serve just as well as humans during their own signal testing. Despite some skepticism, they ended up buying 20,000 pounds of them.

Video and photos of the work, which started in 2006, show a decommissioned airplane loaded with row upon row of potato sacks that look like large, lumpy passengers. The sacks sit eerily still in the seats as the engineers collect data on the strength of wireless signals in various spots.
Source: Project SPUDS: Synthetic Personnel Using Dialectic Substitution
Tags: flight
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