Trade shows, technical conferences, fairs, etc

Pepcom Digital Experience! West

Coming to San Francisco May 10th. We will be commenting on and reviewing the technology we see there. Among the exhibitors will be Cedar Electronics – dash cams Kingston – entry-level consumer grade PCIe NVMe SSD utilizing 3D NAND along with its…

Peking Acrobats

Peking Acrobats Cal Performances Zellerbach Auditorium Saturday, January 27, 2018 Remarkable People: Great Show It is a wonder to behold the Peking Acrobats. Although their numbers and names are not listed, the remarkable men and women who comprise this troupe…

SF Ballet Gala 2018

Ballet Gala January 18, 2018 SF Opera House “Celestial” It was a cold and rainy night, but the SF Ballet was glowing with its 2018 Gala! All the events, except the opening and the finale were brilliant examples of “pas…

Mugwumpin

 “In Event of Moon Disaster” Mugwumpin Z Below: San Francisco January 3-28, 2018 Science: Fiction and Fact Mugwumpin’s production of “In Event of Moon Disaster” brings the audience and the players on stage with multiple video projections, space walks, characters…

Ramon & Jessica: Roses are Blue

Anything that comes out of the mouths of Ramon and Jessica results in a feel good high that lasts until morning. Tonight, Ramon (aka Dina Maccabee), Jessica (aka Jesse Olsen Bay) and their all-star a cappella ensemble performed Roses are…

Pepcom’s Holiday Spectacular

Pepcom’s Holiday Spectacular trade show was held at the Metreon in SanFrancisco on 27 Oct. Here are some of the ‘smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras, apps, headphones, wearables, home tech, games and gadgets’ that we saw.

Casual Connect SF 2015

Casual Connect is in town – SF that is – at the Hilton Union Square for three days, August 11-13. If you are not playing a console or PC game you are very likely playing a game that has been…

Follow-up on Home Advisor

I was trying out Home Advisor on a staircase with a single step that needed the stringer repaired. I got four names containing references and phone numbers to call plus estimates. The estimates ran from $225 – $650. I didn’t…

Pepcom MobileFocus

Pepcom MobileFocus came to SanFrancisco May 13th with an exuberant Mexican theme. Known for their clever themes, bountiful food and drinks and an interesting collection of booths presenting not only classic standbys like Logitech but some unusual off the grid…

Dimond Night Out

Sponsored by the Montclair Lions Club, Tuesday June 4, 2013 saw 25 local merchants at the Fruitvale/MacArthur nexus serving samples of their wares (for eataries) or providing small goodies to the participants. A donation of $20 got you a Passport…