A Quote by Nassim Nicholas Taleb on news and gossip
Don’t read newspapers for the news (just for the gossip and, of course, profiles of authors). The best filter to know if the news matters is if you hear it in cafes, restaurants... or (again) parties.
Source: Nassim Nicholas Taleb: the prophet of boom and doom: http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/economics/article4022091.ece
Contributed by: ~C4Chaos