and erica swanson, head of community impact for google. there's a process going on, some cities second and third in the world for access, and 15% with no internet access. the pilot process is part of an internet expansion goal. how were communities chosen? >> we actually were looking at the pilot programme and asked to inquire and put forward the interest in the programme. and felt it was a perfect opportunity to expand high improvements and investments in our technology and felt it was our imperative. we put our hat in the rink, so to speak, and were chosen to move forward. >> what is the biggest barrier to access. >> infrastructure. we have a tough time getting private sector stakeholders on board. it's a broad area, covering 10.5 counties. it effects 369 units that the housing authority manages. so it comes up to 636 tenants that it is going to impact. it's just in a rural area, that is the infrastructure is probably the hardest barrier that we have to get over. >> erica, you know they are the target of the project. why do you think it'
erica: with swanson's chicken soup mixed in to make it delicious. and the brothers who ran the--the brothers who ran the pasta company realized that since they also had a sideline in making dried soup mixes, that they could turn this into a boxed meal and sell it as an alternative to potatoes on your plate, which they promptly did. and it was very successful. the older brother, vincent dedomenico, came up with the name rice-a-roni. peter: there was practically nothing you could put on your plate that you couldn't pour out of a box. [music] michael: you know, when somebody says to me, "your three best meals of your life?" there are always going to be three meals that completely changed my thought process, and chez panisse was my first. [music] peter: alice waters was a teenager in a tiny midwest town when she got her first restaurant job. alice: i was a car-hop at a restaurant called "the country cousin" when i was-- when i was 15. it was right at the beginning of the car-hop days. and we had roller skates. peter: from that humble start, she moved wi
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