Category: Technology

Technology favors the prepared mind. We work hard to stay on top of trends that can be of value to our community.

23 Northwest Lawmakers: The Bonneville Power Administration Must Remain Independent

Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Warns the Energy Department that Decisions Affecting Northwest Energy Supplies Must be Made in the Northwest Washington, D.C. –Every lawmaker representing Oregon, Washington and Idaho urged the U.S. Energy Department to maintain an independent Bonneville Power…

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911 Outage: DEM News

For immediate release 11/6/2013 Friday Harbor, WA – A 911 and phone service outage is well into the second day in the San Juan Islands as local residents and responders continue to cope with the challenges of the phone outage. Centurylink has reported that…

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75 Million Dollars in San Juan County

Islander members of San Juan Islands Buy, Sell, Trade control 75 million dollars of economic activity each year. I’m a social impact investor and love putting a dual bottom line together. One that has both a sustainable financial engine and…

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San Juan Islands iOS Guide Features Video

The San Juan Islands Smart Guide for visitors and islanders helps promote a socially conscience experience in the San Juan Islands, Washington State. This Spring, the San Juan Islands premier Guide, the San Juan Smart Guide now features: Locating Emergency…

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Building Community

Social Media has transformed how Islanders connect with one another. Over 3,000 Islanders belong to the San Juan Islands Buy, Sell, Trade group, the largest social network group in the San Juan Islands today. What happens at San Juan Islands…

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Apple New iPhone 5 Announced – Key Features

iPhone 5 was announced on September 12th, 2012. This new iPhone is slightly larger, allowing a complete new line of icons. But that isn’t the feature that knocks me out. Apple has made a product that has twice the performance,…

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Orcas Island Featured Maker

Over the past 4 years or so, Orcas Island TV has focused much energy and resources on bringing about local economic improvements. Unlike top-down efforts, like national programs and projects, or even State projects, OI TV has focused on local…

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Orcas Electric Aircraft

In 1997 the Toyota motor car company delivered the first commercial, consumer hybrid battery / gasoline vehicle. By combining the benefits of high torque, highly efficient electric motors and small gasoline motors, Toyota proved to the world that there was…

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Battery Technology Moves Electric Cars Forward

Solar and wind power continue their battle with Economic forces that serve fossil fuel interests. One of the strongest battle lines the Fossil Fuel army’s continual assault on clean renewable Solar and Wind’s peaky availability. Renewable fresh energy created by…

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Why Apple Needs Adobe

They build the desktop publishing market together. Adobe’s Unix workstation based products came to the Apple consumer ‘workstation’, along with Photoshop. Now Adobe’s Premiere, with its GPU accelerated video editing and processing is the leader for professional video editing. After…

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