I’ve been telling friends about my job with the Olympics in Beijing. After all, I’m excited about it. And they’re curious.
“What will you be doing there,” they ask.
“Before the games, I’ll be installing commentary systems,” I reply. “This is the equipment that adds the commentators’ voices to the video feeds they’re sending [...]
For those (like me) who love gadgets AND don’t like the thought of not being able to plug in, the fine folks in Beijing have us covered. Consider Exhibit A, the typical wall outlet in Beijing. The top accepts both the two-pole Euro plugs and the two-blade US plugs. It provides lower [...]
If I meet a new person and find out what type of business he’s in, I’ll often ask what makes his business special — in other words, why people do business with him rather than seeking out his competition. More than likely, this person can tell me what he thinks are his strongest selling [...]
Well, today is July 21, 2008 and it’s nine days and counting until I leave for Beijing. To make a long story short, I’m working for BOB (Beijing Olympic Broadcasting). I’ll be working in the Shunyi Aquatic Center where the Slalom and Flatwater Canoe, Kayak, and Rowing competitions will take place. I’m [...]
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