Monthly Archives: June 2007

Airline overview

The Economist has a survey article on airline travel – not much new, and it goes into details less than what I would expect from such an august publication, but still a useful and updated overview of an interesting industry. Also an interview with Paul Markillie, the author of the article, who offers this quote:

In the airline industry, change is happening, but it’s very slow. The result is you have an industry that brought the world globalisation, but has been unable itself to globalise.

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Consensus hallucination of DRM

Cory Doctorow does a great speech (at his usual motormouth speed – and he doesn’t even drink coffee) at Google. My favotite line, by far:

”Making DRM just legitimizes this consensus hallucination about the copy-proof bit”

Aaaahhh, if only more presentations and debates were conducted at this level of engagement and lucidity.