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GeekWire Radio: Poker legend Phil Gordon is back in the technology game

Phil Gordon is a familiar character in the world of professional poker — an accomplished tournament player, author and former commentator on Bravo’s popular “Celebrity Poker Showdown” television show. But Gordon, a Georgia Tech computer science alum, actually got his start in the technology business. Netsys Technologies, where he was the first employee, was sold to… Read More

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Scenes from the GeekWire Meetup & Radio Show

Well, that was a ton of fun. Thanks to everyone who joined the GeekWire team last night as we recorded our KIRO Radio show in front of an audience for the first time. It was a thrill for John and me to get out of the studio and hear the feedback from the crowd as… Read More

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Podcast: Behind the scenes at Emerald City Comicon

This week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, we’re gearing up for Emerald City Comicon, the big comic book and pop culture fan-fest coming up March 1-3 at the Washington State Convention Center. Our in-studio guest, Kristina Rogers, the exhibits director for the show, gives us a behind-the-scenes look at ECCC, which has grown… Read More

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Podcast: Inside the world of a prolific iPhone app maker

Plenty of people out there make iPhone and iPad apps, but we were particularly impressed with the breadth and variety of Mihai (“Mike”) Draghici’s work, especially considering that this isn’t even his full-time job. By day, Draghici is a senior software engineer for insurance software company Vertafore in Bothell, but he moonlights as an indie app… Read More

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Podcast: Windows 8, Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, and computer scientist Yaw Anokwa

This week on the GeekWire Podcast, we’re pleased to be joined by one of our former Geeks of the Week, Yaw Anokwa. He’s a graduate of the University of Washington computer science program, co-founder of the software startup Nafundi and one of the computer scientists behind the Open Data Kit project, which provides smart forms for collecting data… Read More

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Podcast: Google Maps, Amazon + Facebook, and EveryMove’s ‘mileage program’ for your health

You can get rewarded for shopping, eating, gambling, flying and pretty much everything else these days. But what about rewards for being healthy? That’s the concept behind EveryMove, a Seattle-area startup whose CEO, Russell Benaroya, is our guest on this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast. The program lets users track their exercise and other… Read More