Coronavirus Chronicles

How Does Covid Vaccine Verification Work at King County Businesses?

A new policy for restaurants, bars, Kraken games, and large outdoor events takes effect on October 25 in Seattle. This is what you need to know.

10/21/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: A ‘Genius’ Debuts a Personal Assistant App

The rollout of Yoky Matsuoka's new wellness company, Yohana, and robot food delivery at Sea-Tac highlight Seattle tech news this September.

09/28/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Artificial Irrelevance

Could Coders Automate Away Their Own Work?

Microsoft now has a program with code that “writes itself.” A Microsoft vice president and a University of Washington data scientist weigh in.

09/20/2021 By Stefan Milne

Failing Slow

This Month in Seattle Tech: Bezos Goes to Space and Jassy Takes Over

Plus: Photos that move, and a Google-Microsoft “cease-fire” ends.

07/20/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Downlocal

8 Homegrown Apps to Help You Navigate Life in Seattle

From dining to the dating scene.

03/15/2021 By Christy Carley

Bot Spot

Robots Give This Seattle-Area Gym a Lift During the Pandemic

Lynnwood's Jekel Strength Club uses tech to preserve a personal touch and social distancing.

02/24/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

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

Exercise Entrepreneurs

This Seattle-Area Couple Has Built a Virtual Fitness Giant from Home

Daniel and Kelli Segars fashioned Fitness Blender out of their garage.

02/04/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Tech Titans

Jeff Bezos Just Crowned a New King of Seattle Tech

Introducing Andy Jassy, Amazon's soon-to-be CEO.

02/03/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Tech Flex

A Seattle Startup’s AI Designs Your Workout

From the U.S. Department of Defense to a rugby team in Senegal, Volt Athletics users aren't just work-from-homers.

01/15/2021 By Erin Wong

Beam, Science

Seattle Innovators Harness a Coronavirus Kryptonite: UVC Light

A UW program and Bothell-based startup use ultraviolet radiation to disinfect items.

11/25/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Forget Frogger

A New Game Allows You to Redesign Seattle Streets

But can it help direct the future of Seattle transit and traffic?

09/28/2020 By Sophia Gates

Coronavirus Chronicles

Amazon's Work from Home Policy Extension Heightens Downtown Distress

The tech giant's plan to stay remote through early 2021 will hit Seattle's core the hardest.

07/16/2020 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

Overzealous Zestimates

Zillow and Redfin's Guesswork Has Changed How We See Prices

We can see the price of everything, but estimates can be deceiving.

04/08/2020 By Stefan Milne

Review Your Purchase

PBS’s 'Amazon Empire' Is a Good Primer on the Seattle Tech Giant

The new two-hour Frontline episode covers the company’s fraught facets, even if it doesn’t further the investigation much.

02/20/2020 By Stefan Milne

COME AS YOU ARE

7 Seattle Fashion Moments We’ll Remember from the 2010s

Seattle’s never been known for its fashion sense. But after the last decade...uh, we’re getting there.

01/07/2020 By Zoe Sayler

Farewell 2010s

Seattle, You've Changed...Here's Why

Between legal weed and "the Cloud," the last 10 years in this city were a purple haze. Here's what happened.

12/30/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Last Mile Malaise

The Hidden Cost and Human Toll of Amazon

The working conditions and litigation behind that box’s journey to your porch.

12/23/2019 By Levi Pulkkinen