This has nothing to do with motorcycles, but as a web developer for many years this confirms my suspicions and pleases me no end.
A recent survey by AptiQuant, a psychometric consulting company based in Canada, has concluded that Internet Explorer users have a lower Intelligence Quotient than users of other browsers. Those with IE6 scored little over 80. Firefox, Chrome and Safari users fared better at 110. The most intelligent people — with an average IQ of 125 — use Opera (that’ll please their marketing department!)
The 2011 assessment sampled 101,326 individuals over the age of 16 from the US, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand. The company offered a free IQ test which most participants found via organic search results or PPC advertising campaigns. Subjects were not aware their browser preference was being monitored.
The researchers observed:
- IE users had a significantly lower IQ.
- There was little difference in the IQ for Firefox, Chrome and Safari users.
- Individuals using Opera, Camino, and IE with Chrome Frame had the highest average IQ.
|It's Official: IE Users Have a Lower IQ!|
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