In Praise of Bad WiFi

“Faced with the evil of terrorism, there is a good, that of humanity. You are the incarnation of that.” So said French President Francois Hollande during a ceremony in which he present three Americans and one Briton France’s highest honor for thwarting a terrorist attack on a train.

+ The three Americans were initially seated in a different car. But they moved “because the WiFi wasn’t so good.”

+ “If you think about it too much, you won’t.” WaPo on the secret of extreme heroes.

+ And the NYT on the broader message of the latest terror attempt: “The sheer number of militant suspects combined with a widening field of potential targets have presented European officials with what they concede is a nearly insurmountable surveillance task.”

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