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Visionaries Imagine Seattle in 2062

David Miller, Erik Lindbergh, and Dr. Leroy Hood imagine Seattle 50 years from now.

  • By Brian Colella and James Ross Gardner
  • Published 01/20/2012

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Tech Education for the Masses

Tech education in Seattle, by the numbers.

  • Published 12/23/2011

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Wikispeed’s 100 Mile Per Gallon Car

With a background in software, Joe Justice is the last guy you’d expect to make cars. But if his geeky, hard-to-believe, 100-mile-per-gallon car is as awesome as he says it is, he may just revolutionize the way Detroit does business.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 12/23/2011

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Steve Jobs and the Sins of His Father

Thirty-seven years ago Steve Jobs’s biological father led a group of college students into Egypt. Then he vanished. A forgotten Tacoma crime story.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 11/23/2011

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Survive Your So-Called Social Media Life

University of Washington digital media professor Kathy Gill on tailoring your online experience so that social media doesn’t lead to social suicide.

  • By Allie Oosta
  • Published 11/23/2011

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QR Tag Your Pooch

Seattle startup Dynotag fashions QR tags into dog tags.

  • Published 11/17/2011

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Steve Jobs’s Biological Father Allegedly Left Students Stranded in Egypt

In the 1970s, John Jandali, Steve Jobs’ biological father, led a group of college students to the Middle East—then purportedly disappeared with their money. Is that why the late Apple CEO refused to meet him?

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 10/28/2011

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Seattle Company Gives Angry Birds a Boost

Angry Birds get a boost from Seattle company Medio.

  • By Stephanie Rubesh
  • Published 10/14/2011

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Microsoft’s Game Face

Xin Tong of Microsoft Research Asia says he and his team have nearly perfected 3D expressions.

  • Published 09/21/2011

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Faithbook

Colin Wong’s online Bible (ebible.com) is a passion project.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 09/21/2011

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The Trouble with Transit

By the numbers: King 
County Metro budget 
shortfalls, cuts to service, and fare hikes.

  • Published 09/19/2011

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UW Gets Robotics Funding

The $18.5 million the University of Washington just bagged from the National Science Foundation will no doubt lead to some impressive robotics. The school—along with MIT and San Diego State University—is tasked with establishing and maintaining the Engine

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 08/19/2011

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Uber Taxi Texting Service

Summon luxury sedans from Uber with text messages, and drivers pinpoint your location via your phone’s GPS.

  • By Carey Rose
  • Published 07/22/2011

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Hackers Develop Disaster Response Video Games

To prepare for disaster, Willow Brugh, cofounder of Geeks Without Bounds, and Annie Dennisdóttir Wright, an editor at the gaming website Gameranx, suggest you play video games.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/22/2011

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Seattle Start-Up PlugOut Converts Exercise into Electricity

Working out is a huge waste of energy—unless you turn your spin bike into a generator like SoDo-based company PlugOut did.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 06/24/2011

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Math: They Really Like Me

Your local politicians—Dow Constantine, Tim Burgess, Mike McGinn, Christine Gregoire, Rob McKenna—and their facebook fans.

  • Published 05/20/2011

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A View to a Kill

Body cams would turn cops into cinematographers. But everyone’s a critic.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 05/20/2011

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Geek: Knows How to Fold ’Em

Watch Dr. James Porter, director of surgical robotics at the Swedish Medical Center, demonstrate the da Vinci surgical robot folding a piece of paper into an airplane the size of a penny.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 05/20/2011

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This Product Will Change Your Life

How a game, an actor, and mentor-driven startup program TechStars helped alter Seattle tech entrepreneurship (and maybe celebrities) forever.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 02/01/2011

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Amazon Attacks!

Amazon.com branch Amazon Studios wants to produce your movie. Just be sure to read the fine print.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 01/14/2011
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