About Paul Owen

Paul Owen is founder of Owen Media, a high-tech public relations firm with offices in Seattle and Portland.

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Guest Post: Is Seattle the center of supercomputing?

Supercomputers were once the exclusive province of government spy agencies, research labs and academics. The top computer makers were the only vendors. Things have changed since Seymour Cray introduced the first machine at Control Data in 1965. One of the biggest changes is how many of the vendors are now in the Seattle area. With… Read More

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NYT paywall: Time to buy the cow; the milk’s no longer free

Guest Commentary: The day of reckoning has arrived. Journalists and PR professionals have been holding their breath for 18 months, waiting for the New York Times to introduce its online paywall. Why the anticipation? If you haven’t noticed, traditional media is in free fall. It’s kind of like banking in 2008 but without bailouts. The… Read More