'Man-Made Disaster' Not Made By Humans?


When Secretary Janet Napolitano used the word “man-made disaster” to describe the current terrorist threat facing Americans, you would have thought that she understood that terrorists aren’t machines and are in fact human. It comes as a surprise then that the Obama Administration is rumored to have set its laser on killing the DHS Science and Technology Directorate’s human factors research budget.

What is “human factors research”, you ask? It is a fancy term for studying the way humans behave and interact