It shoulda gone just how it went. If it shoulda gone different then it woulda went different.
Does it matter whether you put commas in your emails, colons in your documents, and apostrophies in your advertisements? Absolutely! One misplaced comma can entirely change the meaning of your message. Getting grammar right might take work, but getting it wrong can cause more grief than it's worth, for both you and your audience.
Mary Murphy tells us why it matters using easy examples and great humor...
Broadband in the US basically sucks. It's unreliable. It's filtered. But most of all, it's expensive. Very, very expensive.
What do I mean unreliable? Sometimes your connection delivers the advertised bandwidth, but not normally. Usually you get a fraction of what you think you are paying for. With high latency and low bandwidth, connections feel sluggish and non-responsive.
How fast should a connection feel? Video should stream after less than two seconds from your click. Every time.
We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.
All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.
This link is for an essay by Bruce Schneier on the dangers of worst-case thinking as opposed to weighing risk against probability. In short, by focusing on the worst-possible outcome, you waste money and resources that are better spent on more likely scenarios and prevention in general.
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
The past exists only in our memories, the future only in our plans. The present is our only reality.
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
Phishing isn't about attacking vulnerable groups, it's about attacking anyone and everyone, again and again, until they each individually let their guard down for a moment. Here's a writeup by a security expert who fell for a moment, and his newly-aquired appreciation for the failability of men. A good read, especially if you don't take online security seriously.