Tech & Science

Beware of Digital Scammers – of all sorts!

Category: 

Personal Digital Strategy is a vital aspect of everyday computer/online usage.  Knowing the ropes and not being naïve keeps you safe and secure. Malefactors and criminals of various sorts – CROOKS! – prey on unsuspecting web users.  Here are some scenarios and tips on protective measures you can take, and being aware of the bad guys out there.

read more..

Latest Posts in Tech & Science

Bootstrapping A Startup: The Essential Tips

By definition, the term bootstrapping generally refers to a “self-starting process that is supposed to proceed without external input.” In the world of entrepreneurship, bootstrapping a startup refers to launching the enterprise without external funding. But for most founders, bootstrapping a startup really means launching without seeking venture capital, angel investors or other types of investment capital. 


Startup Success: Why You Need SMART Objectives

Startup success means getting your new business to where you want be in terms of factors such as product, market share, profitability, team and others. But as a founder, how will you know that you’ve arrived if you haven’t defined the metrics that equate to “startup success” for you. 


Seattle Premier of REDEFINING PROSPERITY

Tuesday, Nov 27--Seattle premier of REDEFINING PROSPERITY, a film about how the fight to save the beautiful Yuba River united polarized "hippies" and "rednecks" in Nevada City, CA. Panel and Q&A with director John de Graaf and GRIST.org CEO Brady Walkinshaw. Sponsored by Seattle University Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability and GRIST.org. Hosted by And Beauty For All


Green Energy is Here to Stay

Carl Sagan said, "Anything else you’re interested in is not going to happen if you can’t breathe the air and drink the water. Don’t sit this one out. Do something." And that is exactly what a group of citizens and city employees who cared about a sustainable and green environment in Steamboat Springs, Colorado did in 2005 when they started  an independent group called Green team.


After coal: recreating a local economy

   For more than a century, the town of Centralia in southwestern Washington has largely depended on extractive industries for its economy. Logging and coal mining typically provided jobs that paid pretty well. But the forestry industry took a big hit back in 1981 when Mt. St. Helens erupted, and then the coal mine just outside of town closed in 2006.