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The Power of Play and WIN Winners!

The Power of Play and WIN Winners!

The Washington Interactive Network (WIN), presenters of this week’s Power of Play conference on 4.26 at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, has announced the recipients of their inaugural leadership awards.

The awards are made to acknowledge those individuals that have made significant contribution to the Washington State interactive media industry.

Jesse […]

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Breaking the Sound Barrier on an NBA/NHL Arena

Breaking the Sound Barrier on an NBA/NHL Arena

Back in 1994, my eldest daughter and I began making a frequent trek from our domicile on Bainbridge Island down the backroads of highway 305 and State Route 16 to a wooden dome roundly planted in Tacoma under the backdrop of Mount Rainier. It was there we could follow our beloved NBA franchise play out a […]

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All About Amazon: Why “Day 1” Will Always Be Groundhog Day

All About Amazon: Why “Day 1” Will Always Be Groundhog Day

Amazon’s CEO issued his annual Letter to Shareholders this week, an affirmation of the very best practices in fostering a forward-thinking corporate ecosystem.

The 2017 letter begins with the question Jeff Bezos has contemplated “everyday” for the last two decades —“What does Day 2 look like?”  The founder explains it […]

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Big Bertha Breaks Through; Makes a Date With Seattle’s Great Ferris Wheel

Big Bertha Breaks Through; Makes a Date With Seattle’s Great Ferris Wheel

In a civil engineering feat that’s been anything but “boring,” Seattle’s gigantic tunnel drilling machine, “Big Bertha,” reached the end of its 1.75-mile journey Tuesday, nearly four years after it embarked on its epic waterfront dig.

Bertha’s 9,270 foot crawl that began in July 2013 marks the second  circumnavigational technology on the Seattle waterfront, submerged […]

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OTA: Repeal of FCC Privacy Rules A Sad Day for Consumers

OTA: Repeal of FCC Privacy Rules A Sad Day for Consumers

The Online Trust Alliance, a Seattle-based, non-profit think-tank with the global mission to enhance online trust and user empowerment while promoting innovation and the vitality of the Internet, shared its assessment of this week’s congressional repeal of FCC Privacy Rules with Seattle24x7. 

Craig Spiezle, OTA executive director and president, described the situation as […]

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“App-Based Drivers” Get Green Light to Unionize in Landmark Seattle Ruling

“App-Based Drivers” Get Green Light to Unionize in Landmark Seattle Ruling

A different kind of “travel ban” has been lifted by a Seattle judge. The state court has cleared a snarl of recent lawsuits and paved the way for Seattle to implement a landmark law allowing freelance drivers for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to unionize. 

The original law was passed unanimously by the […]

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Washington Health Alliance “Community Checkup” Website a Vital Sign of the Times

Washington Health Alliance “Community Checkup” Website a Vital Sign of the Times

As the U.S. Congress takes up the ominous task of finding alternatives to the political football known as the Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare,” the question arises:

What is the actual quality of health care in Washington state under the current system, including the expanded Medicaid program and subsidized insurance coverage for so many who […]

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City of Seattle International Women’s Day Proclamation

City of Seattle International Women’s Day Proclamation

The City of Seattle joined women everywhere in standing up for gender equality on International Women’s Day. The City stands with women everywhere who persevere, improve our world and fight for a better tomorrow. Read Mayor Murray and the City Council’s proclamation for International Women’s Day. 

 City of Seattle PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS,

International Women’s […]

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Tony Branham’s Bathroom Fans are SMART, So Are His Mirrors…Your Smarter Home Starts Here!

Tony Branham’s Bathroom Fans are SMART, So Are His Mirrors…Your Smarter Home Starts Here!

“Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest smart home products innovator in the Pacific Northwest?” Let’s expand that kingdom to everything this side of the Pacific Rim where brands like Panasonic and Jacuzzi rule, and across the Atlantic to the Black Forest where Grohe and Kohler are the kingmakers.

For the answer to that fabled question, just ask the Bluetooth-enabled, […]

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Real-Time Software for the On-Demand World: BoldIQ Builds It One Solution at a Time

Real-Time Software for the On-Demand World: BoldIQ Builds It One Solution at a Time

Optimizing On-Demand Air Travel, Ground Transportation, Health Care Operations, and HR Staffing  — from the Inside-Out.

Frequent flyer Ed Iacobucci was growing weary of the downtime he routinely suffered in business air travel. Instead of gaining valuable face-time with colleagues and customers, the inefficiency of airport layovers and a myriad of other logistical challenges meant costly delays.  

Was a 24-hour investment really necessary for a […]

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