Recession: What’s in a Name?

The White House kicks off its effort to change the most commonly accepted criterion of recession: two or more successive quarters of negative GDP growth.
Jul 25, 2022

Internet of Things: How to Remotely Monitor Propane Tank Level via Raspberry Pi

For less than $100, a little coding and a small circuit, you can remotely monitor a propane tank from anywhere.
Jul 18, 2022

Introducing Local Headlines, Updated Every 15 Minutes

I’ve built a news and commentary aggregator for Seattle. Pacific Northwest headlines, news and views, updated every 15 minutes.
Apr 27, 2022

Washingtonians, How’s your State of Emergency Going?

Governor Jay Inslee of Washington was the first to declare a State of Emergency, and he may be the last one to rescind it. “Never let a crisis go to waste” has a corollary, and that is: “Preserve the crisis.”
Apr 12, 2022

Speculation about Musk’s Intentions with Twitter Goes Into Overdrive

Musk decides not to join Twitter’s board, which likely portends poison pill adoption by Twitter, and potentially moves toward greater stake by Musk.
Apr 11, 2022

We Need to Talk About The Crisis in Young American Men

There’s a conversation we’re not having. How are the young men doing in your life?
Apr 2, 2022

Voice of America 2.0? We Need a Smarter Digital Media Strategy in Wartime.

Food for thought: Given the massive reach of YouTube, Netflix, Apple App Store, Amazon Prime and more, is cutting off access their highest and best use in time of crisis with an adversary?
Mar 10, 2022

Seattle’s 50,000 School Kids Are Odds-On Favorite to be Last on the Planet to Unmask

When A demands something of B and withholds the freedoms of C to get it, don’t we call that a hostage situation?
Mar 7, 2022