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Schneier on Security: What the Terrorists Want

Schneier on Security: What the Terrorists Want The implausible plots and false alarms actually hurt us in two ways. Not only do they increase the level of fear, but they also waste time and resources that could be better spent fighting the real threats and increasing actual security. I’ll bet the terrorists are laughing at […]

Atomic energy

via dangerousmeta comes this hopeful description of nuclear energy from a reactor made of thorium. Thorium isn’t a weapons-grade substance, nor does it produce a weapons-grade substance. The waste doesn’t take 10,000 years to decay (only 500 years! — but it’s easier to build containers to hold something for 500 years than for 10,000), and […]