Do You Get What You Pay For?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Alyssa Royse As someone who is both looking for consulting gigs andlooking to hire consultants, I’ve found myself thinking about price a… Read More

Microsoft Takes the Cloud to the Desktop

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By David Aronchick You’ve got to hand it to MS – no one is better at hiding the best, most interesting features when… Read More

Startup Software Quality

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Anthony Stevens I remember reading a Fast Company article a few years ago that explored software quality assurance activities within NASA. Quoting:… Read More

You Need an Internet Intervention

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Sasha Pasulka My friend Jake is a landscaper. He doesn’t have a Twitteraccount, he’s never heard of Foursquare, and he’s never considered… Read More

Due Diligence Data Diving Delivers Details

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Gerry Langeler OK, so I have a case of alliteration envy!   Anyway, this post is a reflection of a recent conversation… Read More

What’s In A Name?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Alyssa Royse When I was pregnant, I faced what seemed like thehardest decision I ever had to make – what to name… Read More

Want to Do a Startup? Find a Barber.

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By David Aronchick  A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to have a friend of mine stop by, and actually had five… Read More

The 3 Most Useful Things I’ve Learned About Analyzing Organic Search Traffic

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Sasha Pasulka Over the past several months, I’ve spent a lot of time knee-deep in organic SEO: attending conferences, reading books, grilling… Read More

Make $250k a Year, Ask Me How!

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By David Aronchick Easy: bill at $125 an hour, and work 2000 hours a year. What’s that you say? You don’t work on… Read More

Active Simplification

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Anthony Stevens A concept has been bouncing around in the back of my head for a couple weeksnow that I’d like to explore… Read More

Has Bing Actually Built a Better Search Engine?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Sasha Pasulka Let’s face it: Most of us don’t like Microsoft. A lot of ushave worked (too hard and thanklessly) for Microsoft,… Read More

Has Bing Actually Built a Better Search Engine?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Sasha Pasulka Let’s face it: Most of us don’t like Microsoft. A lot of ushave worked (too hard and thanklessly) for Microsoft,… Read More

In Defense of Assholes

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Alyssa Royse To hear people talk in this town – and you know you do –this is a town full of assholes. I… Read More

Dating Outside of Your Class

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By David Aronchick How sexy are you? Rate yourself how attractive you are to the opposite sex (or same sex for non-traditional folks)… Read More

Mathiness

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Anthony Stevens If I were to draw a little arrow diagram with the symbol “—>” beinginterpreted as “depends on”, then you could… Read More

RescueTime’s Tony Wright Joins Feedjit

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Jennifer Cabala After announcing two weeks ago that he was leaving his job as CEO of RescueTime, the growing company he helped… Read More

Deploy is Moving

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Jennifer Cabala Seattle 2.0 is rescheduling the Deploy 2010 conference for the fall.  We cameto this decision because some key speakers wewanted… Read More

TechStars in Seattle Community Update

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Andy Sack There’s been a lot going on in TechStars land: TechStars for a Day : We had a great event at… Read More

Are Interns Worth It for Tech Startups?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Nathan Parcells Editor’s Note:  With many students facing a difficult job market,and some programs requiring internships to graduate, the quality ofinterns has… Read More

Dump Inside The Box

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on Seattle 2.0, and imported to GeekWire as part of our acquisition of Seattle 2.0 and its archival content. For more background, see this post. By Alyssa Royse We’ve all heard the phrase, and rolled our eyes accordingly,“you have to think outside the box.” It is usually uttered… Read More