YouTube, NEJM, Whitney Houston, and Alpha Male Monkeys

Take a close look at this screenshot from YouTube (click to expand):

  • Jim Ware, the legendary New England Journal of Medicine biostatistician: 8 views.
  • Jerome Kassirer, Marcia Angell, and Arnold Relman, former NEJM editors: 36, 28, and 257 views.
  • Whitney Elizabeth Houston Funeral Service: 994,920 views. (And how many more Whitney Houston videos do you think are out there?)
  • Alpha Male Monkey attacks man: 2,135,280 views.

Draw your own conclusions. Here’s just one from me: we need to figure out how we can use social media better than we do now.


  1. Heh. At first I thought you were suggesting that if we just tagged others as male monkeys…

    (Just thought I’d feed your Sitemeter stats)


  2. Take more drugs, try suicide, do outrageously self destructive things in full public view.


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