Seattle Technology Jobs Fair on September 12


Coffee Meets Bagel is sponsoring a PuPPy jobs fair. Featuring multiple local companies and more than just Python developer openings! iOS developer Android developer product manager data scientist data engineer user acquisition manager customer experience positions and more! Come and learn and maybe find your next big adventure! Updated on 2018-09-04: A new version of the … Continue reading Seattle Technology Jobs Fair on September 12

Coffee Meets Bagel is hiring!


My company, Coffee Meets Bagel, is starting a big hiring drive. It's updating its openings for multiple jobs, including: Senior Data Scientist Data Engineer Senior Backend Engineer UI/UX Engineer Lead Android Engineer Here's the best part: All positions can be remote! Including, you know, in Seattle! The company culture is great and the team (and … Continue reading Coffee Meets Bagel is hiring!

Seattle startup scene: More of the same, all the time


Either I'm the most curdled curmudgeon in the world, or the most insightful person in the world. It's a bimodal graph with no middle ground. I lurk on the Seattle Tech Startups list, follow GeekWire and TechFlash (which went downhill after Bishop and Cook left), keep abreast of what's cooking in NWEN, and occasionally attend after-work local tech … Continue reading Seattle startup scene: More of the same, all the time

CLEAR fails another customer support test


I filed a complaint about CLEAR with the WA Attorney General's office. Yesterday, about two weeks after I filed the complaint, someone from CLEAR calls me and is very apologetic. "We want to see if you're having any more speed issues." We talk. He says let's do another speed test. I say OK. He says … Continue reading CLEAR fails another customer support test

Review of CLEAR WiMAX in Seattle


(Read parts I, II, and III.) Yesterday, I did another speed test with CLEAR's level 1 tech support. (I.e., the reps you get by dialing 1-888-888-3113.) CLEAR's support rep said they had done no work on my ticket, but they wanted to do another speed test anyway. Hrm. No work at all? None. The results: My … Continue reading Review of CLEAR WiMAX in Seattle

CLEAR wants to do another speed test


The next installment in my continuing saga... CLEAR contacted me. There's no new information about my problem, and they didn't say they fixed anything. But they want to do another speed test. I've scheduled it for tomorrow evening.

CLEAR WiMAX sucks, part deux


My first installment described CLEAR's Terms of Service horror show. My fun continued when I finished my account activation and got on the net. Uh-oh I quickly noticed a time lag in my surfing. Speedtest confirmed that the bandwidth was not what CLEAR had advertised. CLEAR had promised me 7Mb/1.2Mb when I signed up. I … Continue reading CLEAR WiMAX sucks, part deux