- Liz Gannes has a great personal post. The moral of the story: find a way to make your content available online allowing people to time/space as they need to. You're not making more money by hoarding your content.
- Britain's Got Talent vs. America's Got Talent: I've watched both shows mostly on the YouTube. I'm partial to the British version. The particpants are about the same, but the audience can be meaner and less reluctant to boo off the performer in the British version.:)
- Steven Speilberg is funding a social network around alien sightings. Ugh! It was this obsession that led to the alien theme in the latest Indy movie, didn't it?
My wife had the following experience yesterday on her ride back home. She got on the train and found a seat. The train was unusually crowded and it looked a lot of people had to stand for a long ride. An elderly Asian gentleman carrying a few things in both hands, was looking for spot, started to complain smilingly about the train being so full and stood in the aisle at the back of the carriage some seats away from her.
She expected someone closer to gentleman in the aisle (lots of younger people on the train) to give him their seat.
No one did.
The train started, and it was clear the man was having a lot of trouble standing up. Then at the next stop there was actually an announcement saying the train was full so please give up your seats to people who needed them.
Still nobody moved.
My wife got up walked to the end of the train and asked the gentleman to go over to her seat. She still couldn…