With advances in the speed of home Internet access, a number of people in various fields have discovered the power of streaming video. Beyond recording and editing and posting to YouTube, a live online streaming service allows anyone to present nearly anything live to an audience. The two communities to embrace this most fervently have been video gamers and artists, who have discovered that there is a significant audience online, looking to watch a good player work through a game they find challenging, or the process by which a favorite artist creates the images they admire. Many of them, especially gamers, now earn enough through viewer donations to do so as their primary source of income. This panel provides an introduction to the services and technology used for streaming live video from a computer to the viewing public.