February 7, 2013 |
Whether local or regional, in an urban or rural setting, our food system -- made up of the production, distribution and consumption of food and waste management -- affects what and the way we eat. On Feb. 16, TEDxManhattan will be rounding up a multi-disciplinary group of professionals with backgrounds in food and farming to address the way we eat and the social, ecological and economic concerns around food system planning. Anna Lappe of Small Planet Institute , White House Pastry chef Bill Yosses and Lindsey Lusher Shute of the rapidly growing National Young Farmers' Coalition , among many others, will join in on the discussion about sustaining a healthy food system.
August 31, 2011 |
Anyone for baseball in the sky? In-flight broadband Internet provider Row 44 Inc. said it has signed a deal with Major League Baseball to deliver live streaming video and audio broadcasts to Southwest Airlines passengers over smartphones, laptops, tablets and other wireless devices. Southwest is wiring its entire fleet with systems from Row 44. The Westlake Village company is Southwest's in-flight Internet provider. The carrier is offering the service initially for $5. With the deal, Major League Baseball has become the first professional sports league to offer in-flight live streaming video of its games, Row 44 said.
January 21, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - President Obama will take his fourth oath of office Monday at 8:55 a.m. Pacific/11:55 a.m Eastern at the head of a crowd that, though anticipated to be less than 2009's numbers, nonetheless has filled much of the National Mall. The pageantry of his swearing-in Monday is purely ceremonial, as the president already took the oath of office Sunday in a low-key event held in the White House. Obama, sworn in by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., was joined by the first family for the official start to his second term in office.
July 31, 2012 |
A blunder during one of Michael Phelps' races Tuesday has confirmed that NBC's live stream of Olympic events is not actually live. A delay of at least a couple of seconds set up a spoiler in the outcome of Phelps' 200-meter butterfly race. With about 50 meters left in the race, the network sent out an app notification with the outcome. I was still watching Phelps swim, supposedly "live," after a notification on my iPad had already told me the race's result. Granted, the live stream was coming from NBC's Live Extra app and the notification from its NBC Olympics app, but you'd think the two would be in sync.
March 12, 2013 |
Pop & Hiss' team of intrepid reporters is, as we speak, preparing to crack their first Shiner Bocks in Austin, Texas -- and maybe getting around to seeing some music too. But for all you unfortunate souls who have to spend the week in relaxing, temperate California as opposed to the scorching middle of Texas under a deluge of smoky meat trimmings and promo CDs, SXSW will be live-streaming events and panels at its site . What new details about...
October 23, 2012 |
Apple is set to live stream its event Tuesday morning when it is widely expected to announce the iPad mini. The Cupertino, Calif., tech company set up an online page with a video player that will live stream the announcement. Currently, the page shows the image Apple included on the invitation to the event. The live streaming is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. PDT. A roundup of iPad mini tablet rumors [Photos] Additionally, the event will also be available for viewing over Apple TV. Users of that product will notice a new icon in their main menu that reads "Apple Events" where the live stream will be available.