- 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 first reactions as I heard both of these conversations was annoyance at the protagonist in one and admiration for the other. Both conversations stayed with me for a while, but it took me some time to realize that was unfair on my part to be annoyed at the person that I was annoyed at.
So about these conversations:
The first was between someone working there and a friend. She was sympathizing with her friend who'd be starting a new job leaving this place. "Oh, it's minimum wage again?", she said with concern in her voice. "Yes, but it's fine", said her friend. The job was closer to where she lived so she thought she'd make about the same and she might get home a little earlier to her daughter some evenings though the hours…