Seth's Blog: Random travel thoughts
After inspecting more than twenty million pairs of shoes, have the screeners found even one dangerous pair?
After seven years, why is random yelling still the way that TSA screeners communicate their superstitious rules to people in line? Will this still be true in twenty years?
Why don't we spend some of the time and money we're wasting on security theatre to do things like secure ports or make airport runways safer?
It used to be extremely dangerous to give people on planes a metal butter knife and a fork with their meal. Now, it's apparently no longer dangerous. What happened? If this was an overreaction not based on data, should reexamine other possible overreactions?