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Luis Alvarez talks about streaming video

Luis Alvarez talks about streaming video

This was the second year that part of the festival was streamed live on the Internet. It’s a little experiment that we’re trying to see how receptive an audience might be to watching the jazz festival over streaming. I have to say we were amazed by how many people all over the world tuned in online, which is really a reflection of how Web streaming has come into the mainstream. It isn’t just something to entertain techies any more.

Central Coast Center for Independent Living Network Refresh

Central Coast Center for Independent Living Network Refresh

When most people hear the term “non-profit organization” they think of an organization that is delivering services to the needy or supporting a cause. They rarely think of technological innovation. In fact, many non-profits view information technology costs as a burden and struggle to make do with what they have for as long as possible. However, a few non-profit agencies understand the power of IT and the value of investing in a solid technology infrastructure. The Central Coast Center for Independent Living (CCCIL) is one of those agencies.

Luis Alvarez Talks With Rebecca Costa about 3D Printing

Luis Alvarez Talks With Rebecca Costa about 3D Printing

There are technological innovations that can be cold and boring, and we’ve seen lots of those. But then there are some really freakin’ cool technologies out there that make you say what the? … And I recently learned about one of these technologies. You watched “Star Trek” back in the day, right?

I know, we age ourselves. But since then, we’ve seen a lot of the “Star Trek” pretend gadgets turned into real devices that we use today. The communicator became the mobile phone. The tri-corder became the first tablet. But the device that most impressed me – aside from the transporter, by the way — was the replicator. If you recall, that was that magical gizmo that you were able to use to get anything you needed on demand, even food.