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Imagine   a   world   where   you’re   an   auto-mechanic.      One   day,   while   working   on   a   client's   car,   you   discover   the   seat   belt bolts   are   made   of   plastic.      Shocked,   you   investigate   further   and   find   several   other   critical   safety   issues   with   the vehicle.      The   door   locks   don't   actually   lock   the   doors   (visually,   it   looks   like   they're   locked),   the   coolant   isn't   actually distributed   throughout   the   engine   and   instead   just   sits   in   a   container   in   the   engine,   and   the   mirrors   have   all   been replaced with realistic photos. To   the   everyday   person,   nothing   appears   to   be   wrong   with   the   car.      The   engine   turns   on   and   transports   them   from   one point   to   another   without   causing   many   problems.      To   a   mechanic,   the   car   is   a   disaster   waiting   to   happen.      Dangerous safety   and   reliability   problems   are   present   and   it’s   only   a   matter   of   time   before   a   catastrophic   failure   results   in   serious injury, or worse. Now   imagine   in   this   world,   you   can   tell   the   owner   and   the   manufacturer   about   the   problems,   but   nobody   else.      In   fact, just   opening   up   the   hood   of   the   car   possibly   broke   the   law.      Without   looking   under   the   hood,   you   would   never   have discovered.      If   your   family   member   asked   you   which   car   to   buy,   or   avoid,   you   are   not   allowed   to   use   your   new knowledge to advise them. You   advise   the   customer,   who   is   rightly   shocked   and   doesn't   quite   understand   how   this   can   happen,   or   how   serious the problems are.

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A   place   where   our   incredibly   talented   staff   of geniuses,   whiz   kids   and   mad   scientists   let   you know   how   their   virtual   world   works   and   what   it feels like to live there. We’re    just    happy    to    let    everyone    know    why we’re so glad we have them on our side.
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