When people are scared, they need something done that will make them feel safe, even if it doesn’t truly make them safer. Politicians naturally want to do something in response to crisis, even if that something doesn’t make any sense. But unfortunately for politicians, the security measures that work are largely invisible.
When a big company lays you off, they often give you a year's salary to 'go pursue a dream.' If you're stupid, you panic and get another job. If you're smart, you take the money and use the time to figure out what you want to do next.
Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you w...- Mark Twain
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love is like drinking beer, once you get too much of it you begin to act stupid.- Unknown
Among our many crimes as an imperialistic exploiter of other nations' cultures, stealing t...- Stephen Hunter
Make yourself look really stupid so you don't feel bad doing something a little stupid.- Mark Hoppus
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Air travel survived decades of terrorism, including attacks which resulted in the deaths of everyone on the plane. It survived 9/11. It’ll survive the next successful attack. The only real worry is that we’ll scare ourselves into making air travel so onerous that we won’t fly anymore.
|Birth:||15th January, 1963|
Bruce Schneier was born in New York City, New York. He is an American cryptographer, computer security and privacy specialist, and writer. He is the author of several books on general security topics, computer security and cryptography. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, a program fellow at the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute and the CTO of Resilient Systems. He is also a contributing writer for The Guardian news organization. After receiving a physics bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester in 1984, he went to American University in Washington, D.C. and got his master's degree in computer science in 1988. He was awarded an honorary Ph.D from the University of Westminster in London, England in November 2011.
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