basemetal: I have little confidence in all of those sniffing dogs.
a_real_human_being: A single dog making a false positive should give people "zero confidence" in bomb sniffing dogs? That's some nice hyperbole there, Lou.
Raug the Dwarf: basemetal: I have little confidence in all of those sniffing dogs.Yeah, I thought we've already had tons of studies and hard science that say sniffing dogs are totally unreliable?From training methods to success rate, it's kind of ridiculous.
DigitalCoffee: I'm more disturbed by what passes for journalism today rather than a false positive by a dog.TFA: "The discovery of a potentially suspicious item in Terminal 4 at Sky Harbor International Airport sparked an evacuation of the ticket area on level 2 Monday. "WHO discovered the item? WHY was it though to be suspicious in the first place?/we use to be the brave type that put men on the moon, now we just piss ourselves in fear because of trash in a trash can
spelletrader: Dogs have their limitations. Most handlers and techs that have worked with dogs are fairly familiar with what those are, but there is plenty of room for error either way.
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