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I'm New Here

Brian Schlenker Is a Tech Transplant

Meet one member of Amazon’s rapidly expanding horde.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 08/20/2015

Quiz

Amazon Celebrates 20 Years

Twenty years ago this July, Amazon sold its first book from Jeff Bezos’s garage. Since then it’s gotten slightly bigger. How well do you know Seattle’s e-tail behemoth that will one day swallow the world?

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/13/2015

Back Fence

Facebook and the End of Self Reinvention

What will come of the generation that will never lose touch with each other?

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 06/08/2015

How I Got Here

Patrick O’Donnell’s Path to Spare5

The app developer traces his path from databases to data sharing.

  • By Sandy Blake
  • Published 04/01/2015

Back Fence

Can a Video Game be Real Therapy?

SinaSprite makes its case.

  • By Kathryn Robinson
  • Published 01/05/2015

Local Business

Taking the Pulse of Biotech

With the loss of biotech giant Amgen, what’s next for the industry?

  • By Hanna Brooks Olsen
  • Published 10/01/2014

Rainmakers

Long Live the Stylus

A Pioneer Square company is doodling its way to the future.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 10/01/2014

The Ultimate 12th Man Guide

The Biggest 12

How the Russell Investments Center lit up the Seattle skyline with 12th Man spirit—and how it’ll do it again this year

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/01/2014

Rainmakers

The Space Rock Race: Mining Asteroids

A Redmond company uses amateur astronomers and stargazers to train its spaceships on asteroids for their valuable resources, such as water—and a larger store of platinum than has ever been mined on Earth.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 09/01/2014

Mudroom

Attack! Of the Exceedingly Helpful Robots

Seattle is a world leader in robotics and A.I. research, but don’t worry: The enslavement of mankind won’t start here.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 07/01/2014

Mergers

The Marginally Scandalized Seattleite’s Guide to Recent Tech Mergers

Taser’s purchase of a local photo-sharing startup is weird, but it isn’t the weirdest.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 12/01/2013

The Big Idea

Porch Takes On Angie’s List

The Seattle-based startup looks to knock other review sites off their home remodeling pedestals.

  • By Angela Cabotaje
  • Published 11/01/2013

Feature

Ground Control to Mr. Meline

Rob Meline always dreamed of being an astronaut. He became a teacher instead. When he fell victim to a family secret in October 2012, he became the symbol of a flawed judicial system. What his students did next was out of this world.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 09/17/2013

Article

PopCap Makes Games They Like

Luckily for the Seattle video game studio, its customers like those games—like Bejeweled and the new Plants vs. Zombies 2—even more.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 08/01/2013

Article

Inside the Super-Green Bullitt Center

When it opens, the six-story building will be the most energy-efficient commercial space in the world.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/20/2013

Article

The Big Idea: Information Society

UW and the Department of Energy take on Big Data We now have access to more info than we can make sense of. A new institute seeks solutions.

  • By James Ross Gardner
  • Published 03/20/2013

Article

Basel Action Network Turns Back the Toxic E-Waste Tide

The Seattle nonprofit fights to keep our old computers from being dumped on developing countries.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 03/20/2013

Article

Inside Gabe Newell’s Downloadable Software Empire

As Valve Software’s cofounder is inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences hall of fame, we look back at how he changed the way everyone consumes media.

  • By Sam Machkovech
  • Published 01/23/2013

Article

SideCar Connects Riders in Need with Drivers, Indeed

The mobile app is part ride-share program and part conservationist compromise with our car-based culture.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 01/23/2013

Article

Tarah Wheeler Van Vlack Fights for Women in Tech

The cofounder of LadyCoders wants to even the playing field for female programmers.

  • By Matthew Halverson
  • Published 01/23/2013
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