“Pilot season” is a period from February to April when TV studios cast their upcoming TV shows. It’s a challenging time for the restaurant industry, as most will be critically understaffed during this period.
Part of a fascinating TED talk by communication professor Jeff Hancock focused on how to spot fake reviews online. They’ve created linguistic algorithms to analyze reviews and detect the bullshit ones. Watch the video here.
“All men dream; but not equally.
Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds
Awake to find that it was vanity;
But the dreamers of day are dangerous men.
For they may act their dreams with open eyes to make it possible.”
- T.E. Lawrence. Photo: still frame from Lawrence of Arabia (1962)