“Hi, I saw your profile, mind if I sit next to you? For the next seven hours?”

In media world, I suppose this piece of information is now ancient, but I am still intrigued. (I caught the whim of it via twitter, and here.) KLM Airlines have proposed a “Meet & Seat” service for the allocation of seats on board their flights, using the information available on individual passengers’ social media pages … More “Hi, I saw your profile, mind if I sit next to you? For the next seven hours?”

In-car discussion of the day – air transport for the masses

So, the family is in the car driving home from supermarket trip, when father and brother recall a conversation they previously have had – how to transport mahoossive numbers of people by air, but not by means already conceived and in use. (In short, aeroplanes.) Their idea: a central control-hub, surrounded by people-carrying hubs, each … More In-car discussion of the day – air transport for the masses