Yesterday Google announced the Chromecast device : a $US35 small HDMI Raspberry Pi equivalent computing dongle running the ChromeOS ooks like a winning way to finally get the those TV’s connected to the net for most people and add some smarts to those TV’s, with more functionality and devices to follow. Continue reading Chromecast, finally connecting TV’s to the net
This is the weekend of dueling festivals in west end Toronto : Ukrainian & Polish Festivals. One in Bloor West Village and one in Roncesvalles Village, only 3 kilometers, that’s 3 subway stops, apart. The Bloor West Toronto Ukrainian Festival Continue reading West End Toronto Festivals this Weekend,Sept 2011: Bloor West Ukrainian Festival & Roncesvalles Polish Festival
“Another sort of coping takes place at the imaginative level.” Professor of contemporary Japanese literature Ted Goossen has an eaasy in this Saturdays Globe and Mail :Japan’s literature of the apocalypse From Saturday’s Globe and Mail Published Friday, Mar. 25, Continue reading Japan’s literature of the apocalypse, a essay
There has been a lot of speculation this month about Apple TV, changes that make it more than a “Hobby” for Apple, including : re-branding it as iTV -even though that is already a British TV network called ITV. Could Continue reading Apples part of the shifting Television screen.
On-line travel site Trazzler is making use of my image (on flickr) in it article about free Friday evening Jazz at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) in Jazzing It Up At the Art Museum in Los Angeles, California. Continue reading Jazzing It Up At the Art Museum in Los Angeles, California