Monthly Archives: December 2010

in Search of: the Arrived Future of Media

[tube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66EEXBq5WnA [/tube] Media Future Now put on a panel discussion about search engines, how they have evolved in the past and continue to evolve. On my way to the talk, I spotted a metro employee decorating a station for … Continue reading

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AAUW Cocktails & Convos – happy hour & door prizes

[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2ZjTZfFh2Q[/tube] The American Association of University Women held its first Cocktails and Conversations happy hour at Grand Central. Several AAUW staff, members, and friends gathered for refreshments, swag, and conversation about what issues affect today’s woman. Door prizes and gift … Continue reading

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Fancy food & Fast Driving: Volt Unplugged

[tube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWxG2YNbDI4 [/tube] Chevrolet presented the Volt, their new electric car, in downtown Washington on their Volt Unplugged tour. They kicked off the demo with a luncheon presentation held in the Washington Marriott at Metro Center and invited the Society … Continue reading

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Are engineers supposed to marry fluffy women?

I watched The Informant! over the weekend. Matt Damon plays Mark Whitacre, a chemical engineer who cooperates with the FBI in getting evidence of price fixing against his coworkers and bosses. It’s a true story about the Archer Daniels Midland … Continue reading

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Collectors at Busboys & Poets – paying rent with art

[tube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNZHdyh_Hq0[/tube] Philippa Hughes put on one of her Pink Line Project art-evangelist events at Bus Boys and Poets. Which is interesting to me because I see myself putting on events in the future in my own restaurant/hangout that revolve around … Continue reading

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