From Inhabitat Blog:
London based pod purveyor Podtime has been marketing the pods specifically to businesses concerned that the Olympic traffic will impact productivity. While the notion of asking your staff to literally live in the office may be a little distasteful, the pods pose an interesting solution to the specific, short-term problem.
While we here at ITSNYC preach uptime and availability of your data, we haven't considered lodging with your servers. Our offsite datacenter (in the wilds of Massachusetts) probably wouldn't let us sleep-over, anyway. :)
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From the NYTimes, an interesting look at the view the T.S.A. takes with respect to Smartphones and Tablets versus Laptop computers. In my travel experience, Apple iPad devices have had no issues getting through airport gate security whereas Laptops have to be taken out of their bags, placed in their own security tray, and inspected on their own. For that (small) reason alone, I love the ability to travel with only my iPad and leave my laptop at home!
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As reported today in Crain's, New York City restaurants are now racing to add the latest chic accessory: Their own beehives.
Who knew when the city lifted the beekeeping ban in March 2010 that bees would be taking up residence at some of the city's poshest hotels?
Later this month, the Waldorf Astoria will join a handful of its peers—including its neighbor The InterContinental New York Barclay—and begin raising honey bees. It will start with 45,000 and aims to have 300,000 bees by the end of the summer.
The historic property, known as the inn of choice for heads of state, is installing six beehives in a rooftop space on the 20th floor that will also serve as a chef's garden.
“We look ...