Tag Archives: Olympics

Beijing Olympics Coverage basically rocks – so stop whining!


I’m really tired of people criticizing the technology behind the Olympics coverage, which has been spectacular on almost all fronts given NBC’s unprecedented “all events online” approach. Sure it’s unfortunate / frustrating to have some events delayed – especially here … Continue reading

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Beijing Olympics Coverage = Awesome


OK, so I’ve got Gymnastics on the TV and Table Tennis early rounds on the computer.    HUGE kudos to NBC and Microsoft for providing such a superb streaming and downloadable video environment – this is definitely NOT your father’s technological … Continue reading

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Model of Olympic Village Apartments in Beijing


Model of Olympic Village Apartments in Beijing Originally uploaded by JoeDuck It’s fun to start to see so much Beijing stuff on TV after just being there.   The Travel Channel is playing Samantha Brown china visits and the news … Continue reading

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PEK Airport – Beijing China. Know Your Terminal! Hint – it is probably “3”


PEK Beijing – Know Your Terminal! When travelling to or from Beijing’s Airports, keep these items in mind: BCIA stands for “Beijing Capital International Airport” and is commonly used when referencing the Beijing Airport even though PEK is the same … Continue reading

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