3 Jul 2014

The Panel - with Rob Salmond and Irene Gardiner (Part 2)

From The Panel, 4:33 pm on 3 July 2014

Topics - Cabin crew on British airways could soon be seeing red if their passengers aren't comfortable on board. It's developing a blanket that can measure how much stress your experiencing in a flight - it changes colour depending on your mood. Dunedin stadium streaker Adam Holtslag who was famously tackled during the All Blacks test match last month is now feeling the pain in his pocket. New water quality standards have been made public today, introducing a minimum standard for lakes and rivers. The panel discussed Facebook's experiment on users emotions which caused an outcry - mainly because it was seen as being covert. 700-thousand users - randomly selected - weren't told Facebook was manipulating their news feeds to study the impact of "emotional contagion".

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