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Re: On The Effectiveness Of Aluminium Foil Helmets

From: Richard Hall <hallrichard99.nul>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 21:35:24 +0000
Archived: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 16:04:39 -0400
Subject: Re: On The Effectiveness Of Aluminium Foil Helmets

>From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 16:44:44 -0400
>To: - UFO UpDates Subscribers - <UFO-UpDates.nul>
>Subject: UFO UpDate: On The Effectiveness Of Aluminium Foil Helmets

>Source: MIT Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence
>         Laboratory - Boston, Massachusetts, USA


>17 Feb 2005

>On The Effectiveness Of Aluminium Foil Helmets:
>An Empirical Study

>Ali Rahimi1, Ben Recht, Jason Taylor, Noah Vawter

>1: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department, MIT.

>2: Media Laboratory, MIT.


>Among a fringe community of paranoids, aluminum helmets serve as
>the protective measure of choice against invasive radio signals.
>We investigate the efficacy of three aluminum helmet designs on
>a sample group of four individuals. Using a $250,000 network
>analyser, we find that although on average all helmets attenuate
>invasive radio frequencies in either directions (either
>emanating from an outside source, or emanating from the cranium
>of the subject), certain frequencies are in fact greatly
>amplified. These amplified frequencies coincide with radio bands
>reserved for government use according to the Federal
>Communication Commission (FCC). Statistical evidence suggests
>the use of helmets may in fact enhance the government's invasive
>abilities. We speculate that the government may in fact have
>started the helmet craze for this reason.

I'm not sure whether this jargon is still around, but in 1950
when I was in the U.S. Air Farce (er, Force), "You're putting
me on" was a common saying. This MIT study is an obvious, but
hilarious, put-on. I can hardly wait for the paranoid responses.

- Dick

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