Derek Plaslaiko Mike Servito, The Bunker Podcast 100 (July 3): The Bunker has long been my favorite techno party in New York, not least because for so long it was pretty much the only techno party in New York. (My oral history of the party, covering it through 2012, is here.) Two of The Bunker’s best loved residents, Derek Plaslaiko (now living in Berlin) and Mike Servito, are also old friends from Detroit who’ve played many times together. So for a “Limited” party at a small venue on Brooklyn’s borderlands, the two took turns for nine straight hours the entirety of which was uploaded as The Bunker’s hundredth podcast.
Alongside virtual activities, searches for group call, group phone, and group watch hit record highs worldwide last month. Facebook, Google, and Microsoft all have tried to serve group audio and video calling solutions to their uses. We’ve also seen a massive increase in the user base of video conferencing app Zoom, which reached 300 million meeting participants despite various security concerns..
As for the macho pantsuit that Hilary Clinton brought into the White House, looks like Kamala Harris will make it her uniform, as well. Unless, of course, she too starts flirting outrageously with fashion (please do!) and begins flashing her collar bones and false eyelashes a la Michelle Obama. Nothing like a dash of ummmm chutzpah and daring, to keep dem voters hooked!FOLLOW US ON.
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Luxottica plans to turn the 74 Shoppers Optical outlets into Pearle Vision shops to form a 114 store chain, according to a statement released yesterday. Shoppers Optical is owned by closely held King Optical Group Inc. Shoppers Optical has stores in eight provinces, with 26 of those in Ontario, where 40 per cent of the Canadian population lives.
This “Waze effect,” as some have called it, not kindly, has surfaced at numerous community board meetings especially in California, where Waze is particularly prevalent as residents fume about once quiet streets being overrun with more traffic than they were designed for. Waze takes a rather libertarian view. “If it’s public, and taxpayers are paying for that road, we want it in the map,” says Mossler.