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June 23, 2014 at 4:39 PM

Replay: Video hangout on survival after college

Are you a recent college graduate? Wondering how you’re going to find a job and support yourself? From the changing nature of internships and job advancement, to crushing student debt and moving back in with parents, this generation of graduates faces many hurdles.

Join our on-air video hangout on Google+ on Tuesday at noon to discuss the challenges facing this generation of graduates and possible solutions.

This is an open hangout, which means anyone can join as a participant with a Web cam. Please keep in mind that this is an on-air hangout and your comments and images will be broadcast on The Seattle Times website, Youtube and Google+. The Seattle Times Terms of Service apply to this hangout.


Comments | Topics: Google, video chat

April 2, 2014 at 6:51 PM

Comcast-Time Warner: Content and device providers hold the cards

The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner highlights the vast gap between the world the broadband industry’s critics imagine and the real world in which these companies compete [“Comcast-Time Warner merger would be a calamity,” Editorials, Feb. 18]. Device, app and content companies are capturing most of the benefits created by Internet service…


Comments | More in Internet, Media | Topics: Apple, Comcast, Google

February 22, 2014 at 9:03 AM

Comcast-Time Warner: Break the monopoly and provide cheaper, faster service

The Times’ editorial, “Comcast-Time Warner merger would be a calamity” [Opinion, Feb. 18], rightly points out the unintended consequences of such a merger. Some additional perspectives: Comcast service is already ridiculously expensive at $114.95 per month (for their “best buy” most popular high-speed package). Consider that in Kansas City, Google provides 1 gigabit per…


Comments | More in Internet | Topics: Cable, Comcast, Google

August 16, 2013 at 6:58 AM

Regulating the Internet: Google and net neutrality

Google was right to reject network-neutrality rules Hopefully Google’s rejection of network-neutrality rules will lead policymakers to rethink other regulatory excesses that put America’s Internet at risk. [“Google accused of betraying net-neutral roots,” Business, Aug. 5.] The biggest danger is the fringe idea of replacing America’s existing open-competition system with the type of “forced access” currently…


Comments | More in Politics | Topics: broadband, federal, Google

March 20, 2013 at 6:30 AM

Diverse transportation options on Eastside

Maintain rail link Lance Dickie’s Friday column provides a look at long-range thinking versus short-term thinking [“Putting the pedal to the metal,” Opinion, March 15]. The Eastside Trailways Alliance is thinking long range, as BNSF and Sound Transit should have done. Kirkland’s city manager needs to wise up and realize the value of leaving the tracks…


Comments | More in Transportation | Topics: Eastside, Google, Kirkland

March 16, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Eastside has range of transportation options

Don’t eliminate link between north and south ends of Kirkland Kirkland City Manager Kurt Triplett at the abandoned Eastside rail corridor. Triplett repeated Kirkland’s commitment to a future dual use — rail and trail — on the section owned by the city. (GREG GILBERT / THE SEATTLE TIMES) I would like to add my voice to those…


Comments | More in Transportation | Topics: Google, Kirkland