Hey, Jude

What I find fascinating about this is not the guy leading a “Hey, Jude” sing-along in the airport, but rather the remarkably high proportion of spectators who are filming him with their cameras and camera-phones – some even before he’s doing anything more than tuning up. There’s been talk about the ubiquity of recording devices creating a more transparent society, and here’s what it looks like. The optimist in me says it’s crowd-sourcing; the pessimist calls it navel-gazing; the cynic says it’s a great way to get on TV.

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