Daily Bits April 11th, 2017

This wistful homage to London in the New York Times is as stunning as it is poignant.

“London is still busy, the Tube is still packed and the pubs are still full. But it is a weird moment. The certainties that sustained a great city are no longer certain.”

via The New York Times
via The New York Times

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The most precise analysis I’ve read on the United Airlines overbooking policy was this article in The Atlantic, by Derek Thompson: “The Deeper Scandal of That Brutal United Video”

“Companies in concentrated industries, like the airlines, have legal cover to break the most basic promise to consumers without legally breaking their contracts. The video is a scandal. But so is the law.”

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If you get this, you’re really showing your age…

 

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