My open letter to Hollywood.

I see you’ve scored a couple of points over the weekend, all but shutting down isoHunt in the stars and stripes and even pulling the mighty Pirate Bay off the grid for a few precious moments. And all in advance of the series finale of LOST, the English-speaking world’s most anticipated old media download that you can’t quite figure out how to monetize until it comes out on DVD…

Navigating Moscow’s Metro, with Métro.

As I wrote in yesterday’s post, Nokia’s Ovi Maps was an invaluable tool to navigate the (not so) mean streets of Moscow. But the city’s vast Metro system is a beast unto itself.

Fortunately I had a little offline app that I’ve been using since my first trip to Tokyo in 2001. It’s called Métro — think of it as crowd-sourced navigation for mass rail transit worldwide…