Ugh! : Sounder Train Delayed Due To Suspicious Package

Just got this email from Sound Transit: Northline 1700 (departed KSS at 4:05) is being held due to the report of a suspicious package near Galer Street.  The Seattle Police Department has been called and we are waiting for their determination. This may also cause a delay in the departure of train 1702 (4:33 Seattle Read More …

Northgate Egg Farm, A Quiet Brier Business

Originally posted on my Snohomish County focused blog here. I remember, years ago, riding my bike through Brier and stumbling upon a loading dock and set of buildings just off Vine Road. There’s precious little marking the spot, and it seems very quiet during the day. Over time, I would drive by in the mornings Read More …

The Matthew Keys Firing, Journalism and Social Media

Matthew Keys, the deputy social media editor for Reuters, has been let go (Mr. Keys’ description of that event is here). As with all things like this, discerning the truth will take some time. We don’t have Reuters side, and most likely won’t until the union grievance is resolved. The details listed on his Tumblr Read More …

Twitter & The Present Of News

I just read a Tweet about “Twitter being the future of journalism“. Well, it’s really the “now” of journalism. Right now. Perhaps it’s a great time for one of my favorite Wil Wheaton quips, “I love living in the future”. Crowdsourcing is one of the greatest pieces of the Internet age. Whether we’re talking about Read More …