No Google Glasses allowed, declares Seattle dive bar

Google’s high-tech augmented reality “Project Glass” spectacles are still in development, and not available for purchase. But Seattle’s 5 Point Cafe is getting ahead of the game — and fueling a debate over privacy — by banning the devices from the bar in advance. The 5 Point posted this message on its Facebook page this… Read More


Seattle’s social media queen Jenni Hogan leaving KIRO

Seattle’s social media queen is leaving KIRO and dreaming big. Jenni Hogan, the KIRO 7 traffic anchor and Seattle’s popular social media maven, announced today that Dec. 28 will be her final day at KIRO. Hogan will be teaming up with Target to “celebrate service” on projects involving Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy and the… Read More


Jenni Hogan’s social TV experiment: What we learned

Like many of you in the Seattle region, I stayed up past bedtime last night (well, it was past my bedtime, at least) to watch Jenni Hogan’s experiment in social television on KIRO-TV — a show blending live television and online streaming with real-time interaction on Facebook and Twitter. I should say that we here… Read More


Introducing … GeekWire Radio

John and I first started podcasting more than a year ago, using some cheap USB headsets, after deciding on a whim to start recording our traditional end-of-the-week drinking sessions. Never did we imagine we’d end up on the radio, but that’s where we’ll be, starting tomorrow, as our GeekWire show makes its debut on air… Read More