Here, as at the Bellagio, the Wynn and other new or revamped resorts, we see how Las Vegas is still showing the way. Luxury brands are the new museum pieces. People watching is the new theatre.
The LA Times Homicide Report is an excellent example of web 2.0 reporting.
The sleeveface and song chart phenomena are examples of what, for lack of a better term, I will provisionally call distributed creativity.