I’d say that remote presence is best exemplified by Jeremy Bentham’s auto-icon which allowed him to attend meetings from beyond the grave. That’s led to this new development by Ivan Bowman, his IvanAnywhere. Since Ivan is a Canadian and well-behaved, no one could tell the difference.
Anton alerts us to the coming Foodblogging events with Michael Ruhlman (complete list and details here).
9/23 at 4:30pm: Reading and book signing — The Regulator Bookshop in Durham will host chef-author-blogger Michael Ruhlman for a reading from his celebrated books about the lives of American chefs.
9/24 at 7:30pm: A taste of food blogging at Piedmont Restaurant — BlogTogether will partner with Piedmont Restaurant chefs Drew Brown and Andy Magowan to host a five-course prix-fixe dinner based on local ingredients (featuring head-to-tail pig, perhaps). At dinner, chef-author-blogger Michael Ruhlman will share his insights about how to write about food.
When: Monday, September 24th at 7:30pm
Where: Piedmont Restaurant, 401 Foster St., Durham, NC
What: A ticketed five-course prix fixe dinner featuring local ingredients prepared by chef Brown and his kitchen.
How much: $65 prepaid (this will cover dinner, wine, & tip).
Who: Anyone who wants to enjoy a fabulous meal and learn about food blogging, a talented writer and a local chef. All dinner guests will be encouraged to write and talk about the meal and what they learn this night. SEATS ARE LIMITED
Get your seat at the table: If you want to attend this dinner, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
9/25 at 9am: Coffee with the Chefs — Chapel Hill’s 3CUPS coffee shop will host a morning coffee klatch for Michael Ruhlman to meet local chefs. Others are invited to stop by at 10:15am to chat with Michael, the chefs and 3CUPS proprietor Lex Alexander.