SCIDpda leads Yesler Terrace redevelopment with new affordable housing project for 2021

A new building with 158 affordable apartments is slated to open in 2021, marking the latest chapter in the transformation of Seattle’s oldest public housing development, Yesler Terrace. The project, known unofficially as Yesler Family Housing, will in part be replacement housing for some of the former residents of Yesler Terrace, but will also offer […]

Community members show up and speak up about new light rail station in CID

Community interest in the new light rail station planned for the Chinatown-International District (CID) was high on March 13, as greater-than-expected attendance at a public meeting at Union Station forced organizers to open additional rooms to make space for attendees. Billed as a “community workshop,” the hearing was organized by Sound Transit as a way […]

Rchain

RChain Cooperative’s cryptocurrency dreams dissolve into controversy

A investigative story I did for Seattle tech news site GeekWire about blockchain startup RChain. Read the full piece at GeekWire.

Star blockchain developer’s talks with startup Casper Labs ripple through world of cryptocurrency

One of the stars of the blockchain world, developer Vlad Zamfir, is in negotiations with a new startup called Casper Labs, an offshoot of Seattle-based blockchain cooperative RChain. Read the full piece at Geekwire.

Bitmain Opens New Bitcoin Mining Facility in Washington State

Bitmain unveiled a new bitcoin mining facility in the United States on November 16th in the western state of Washington. With 8,100 Antminers and 12 megawatts of power capacity, the farm is carefully designed to optimize the mining process. It’s the latest sign that the company is not letting the crypto bear market slow it […]