This week I read a very depressing thing - this editorial on a ruling against Netflix.
It's depressing because it rails against the idea that Netflix should have to make their products accessible to the deaf without charging them extra.
But you should read the comments that this attracted
Or rather, you shouldn't. They're very depressing. Some even go as far as to say things like "This is what happens when one values equality over the costs imposed by disabled people" and "I am not convinced that the ADA had a good purpose. People are not all equal, and a strong country moves ahead by helping those who have the greatest return on investment."
Yeah, sorry you had to read that.
I enjoyed a very nice stroll around the Barbican at lunch today.
One of the reasons I really like walking around there is that it separates you from road traffic. It's not just the much lower level of noise, but also the fact that nothing apart from joggers is moving much faster than you. That makes it feel much more serene. It encourages you to slow down and relax.
It also helps that the architecture is fascinating. And that, slowly but surely, you begin to find interesting touches that suddenly jump out around you.
I wandered over to Kensal Green Cemetary, and took some photos.
It's a very peaceful place, and there are some very new graves there which is a little disturbing for some strange reason. Also, there are many stone angels. If you watch Doctor Who, you might not want to think about that too much as you wander around...
Streatham Common Kite Day was on the 1st of April.
I took over 800 photos, and whittled them down to the 37 best...
If you think that copyright law, patent law and intellectual property has nothing to do with you, you're wrong.
These laws were created to protect artists, authors, composers and inventors.