Member Spotlight: Solar Casters

Steve Ihnen is founder of Solar Casters.  Solar Casters is the weather forecaster for the solar industry.  Steve’s company focuses on providing daily solar forecasts to utility companies.  Solar Caster’s clients are worldwide where there are solar installations ranging from 45 kW to 350 mW.  Steve’s weather forecasting software model takes into account 25 years […]

Robert Scoble tours thinkspace

The Scobleizer came into thinkspace today and interviewed me as I gave him a tour of the space.  Robert tweeted us as the “coworking / office space mashup”.  Robert also had time to interview green tech startup Newline Software, who is pioneering eco-digital preservation software.  We stopped by to see Bart McCormick with Shazam, but unfortunately […]

Member Spotlight: Sysgain

Mike Brophy and Sarah Brophy are with Sysgain, a company that has offices in Redmond, Washington DC, and Las Vegas.  Sysgain develops software for the iPhone, provides staffing services, consulting services, and process management.  Mike and Sarah are the driving force behind the Sales, Strategy, and Marketing for Sysgain. Sysgain places engineers, project managers, designers, marketing […]

Apple iPhone is MIA from standardized phone charger list

The GSM trade association announced that it has come to terms with the world’s leading handset manufacturers to come up with a standard for charging cell phones! The initial group of companies include AT&T Inc., Motorola Inc., Nokia Corp., Samsung Electronics Co., Sony Ericsson, Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile and Vodafone PLC.  There’s only one company that is obviously […]

A "free" dashboard to track your business carbon footprint

According to the Seattle Times, Microsoft has announced that they are providing a free add-on to their ERP software (Microsoft Dynamics AX) that allows companies to track their carbon footprint.  Basically, if you’re a company that can’t afford to hire an environmental consultant to help you come up with a plan on how to track […]

Member Spotlight: Newline Software

Kory Gill and Marius Nita (Newline Software), have been generating a buzz in the tech world as the media gets a peek at what these two Microsoft Veterans are up to.  Eric Engleman, with the Puget Sound Business Journal interviewed Kory and Marius on January 26th.  Here’s a link to that article.  They were also […]

Blogger Meetup Tweetup – Hanging out with bloggers

I’m at the Blogger Meetup.   Having fun hanging out with other local Eastside bloggers.  There are a bunch of people here that found the event through, Twitter, local Redmond Chamber and Sammamish Chamber.  Steve Broback is talking about things like “what is a blog” and “driving the right traffic” to your blog. If […]