Ninety-five percent of those claiming they never use the cloud actually do so via online banking and shopping, social networking, and storing photos and music
Source: Most Americans Confused By Cloud Computing According to National Survey (NASDAQ:CTXS)
Who took out all those mortgages, again?
So a large proportion of actual middle class Americans don’t see how they might have played a role in some of their own misfortune. Without trying to demonize people who may have been victimized by shady lenders or bad circumstances, I don’t think that speaks well for the country’s understanding of what happened during the last decade.
Source: The Middle Class Blames Everyone but the Middle Class for Our Economy – The Atlantic
It’s commonplace to talk of striking the right balance between liberty and security. But that frame begs a tremendously important question. “Has there been a trade-off?”
In other words, there was no tradeoff between liberty and security. There was just a loss of liberty.
Source: The Dangerous, False Trade-Off Between Liberty and Security – The Atlantic