A Buyer's Guide to the Suburbs

This STEM School in Redmond Is One of the Country's Best

Why Microsoft won’t have to look far for new talent.

03/08/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Shots, Shots, Shots

How Many People Have Received a Coronavirus Vaccine in Washington?

The latest state and King County data.

02/25/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Out of Office

Microsoft's Redmond Campus Will Host a Coronavirus Vaccination Site

The company is making good on president Brad Smith's word.

02/05/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Coronavirus Chronicles

Our Vaccine Mobilization Races Against a Coronavirus Mutant

The variant has arrived in Western Washington just as our big companies try to help. Is it too late?

01/25/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

The Remote Link

What It's Like to Be a Virtual Seahawks Fan

Some lucky 12s offer a glimpse into participating in the “Fan Mosaic.”

10/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Remote Work

Microsoft’s Latest Teams Rollout Previews the Future of Video Conferencing

Simulated gatherings, more emojis, and fewer kid cameos in our increasingly virtual reality.

07/09/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Tech Triumphs

Microsoft Wants to Cancel Reply-All Email Blitzes

A new feature will block extreme cases at first before expanding.

05/15/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Startup Society

How a New Program Helps Seattle’s Big-Tech Workers Become Founders

Venture Out allows Amazonians and others to develop their company ideas without ditching their day jobs.

04/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Women Making History

6 Seattle Luminaries on Their First Big Wins

From judicial prowess to championship bona fides.

11/26/2019 By Allison Williams, Allecia Vermillion, and Lily Hansen

Feature

Checking Out: Amazon, Microsoft, and the Future of Automated Grocery

Some of the region’s biggest tech players are racing to rewrite how America shops—again.

07/23/2019 By Stefan Milne Illustrations by Koren Shadmi

Silicon Valley Who?

To No One's Surprise, Seattle Is a Rich Tech Startup City

Young, wide-eyed tech bros can sleep a little better knowing they’re making more money than Jeff Bezos—sort of.

06/25/2019 By Lily Hansen

Arts Notice

Valley of the Boom Recalls When Bill Gates Was Tech’s Major Villain

National Geographic’s new documentary-drama miniseries tells about the early days of the internet and posits Microsoft as the bad guys.

01/16/2019 By Stefan Milne

Newsmakers

Perfect Party January 2019

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

12/18/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Algorithm Nation

Artificial Intelligence Can Be Just as Biased as Humans

A growing group of data scientists is grappling with what’s fair—and how to fix it.

01/25/2018 By Ciara O'Rourke

Microsoft

Slide Show: Microsoft Alumni Network

More than 400 Microsoft alumni came to the Reunion with a Purpose 2015 event on October 9th at the Microsoft Commons.

10/10/2015

Game On

The Sights of PAX Prime 2015

From cosplayers to convention center–destroying monsters, there was plenty to see at the annual gaming expo.

09/01/2015 Photography by Ryan Russell Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Nerd Nostalgia

This Windows 95 Tutorial Was an Attack on Cool Kids

In the video that stars Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry, the nerds finally get their revenge.

07/31/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Afternoon Jolt

More Obama Voters Than Romney Voters Think Seahawks Should Have Run Lynch, and Other Fun Friday Polling Data

New polling finds bipartisanship on Seahawks, a divide on Microsoft and Starbucks, and a political split on rain

05/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

"I'm Not Going to Have My People Take Responsibility for That."

Caffeinated News featuring: Education funding ideas? Transportation funding ideas? Police accountability ideas? Anyone?

11/13/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Alternative Party Candidate Makes Solid Showing Against Seattle Status Quo

Caffeinated News featuring Suburban Republicans, N. Seattle Republicans, and Microsoft Republicans.

11/06/2014