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The GeekWire Bash is a week away; International Women's Day; and the future of Star Trek – GeekWire

The GeekWire Bash is a week away; International Women’s Day; and the future of Star Trek – GeekWire

The GeekWire Bash is a week away; International Women’s Day; and the future of Star Trek – GeekWire Did you spend years in your parents’ basement playing ping pong? Or foosball? Or Catan? If so, join the GeekWire team and 2,000 Seattle area geeks on March 7th for the annual GeekWire Bash — the most …

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Black Girls Code workshops, Pluto's planetary debate, FFA's Champion Awards, and more – GeekWire

Black Girls Code workshops, Pluto’s planetary debate, FFA’s Champion Awards, and more – GeekWire

Black Girls Code workshops, Pluto’s planetary debate, FFA’s Champion Awards, and more – GeekWire (Photo via Black Girls CODE) — Black Girls CODE, a nonprofit dedicated to teaching girls of color ages 7-17 about computer programming and technology, is holding three pop-up robotics workshops in the Seattle area on Saturday, March 30 in advance of …

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Celebrating the first man in space and exploring underwater artifacts – GeekWire

Celebrating the first man in space and exploring underwater artifacts – GeekWire

Celebrating the first man in space and exploring underwater artifacts – GeekWire (Museum of Flight Image) More than 60 years ago, the world got serious about exploring space. The global fascination with the great beyond led to a massive race between the United States and the Soviet Union to be the first to hit space …

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Open source project led by Sir Tim Berners-Lee; mastering startup pitches; and more – GeekWire

Open source project led by Sir Tim Berners-Lee; mastering startup pitches; and more – GeekWire

Open source project led by Sir Tim Berners-Lee; mastering startup pitches; and more – GeekWire — When he invented the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee had a specific vision for how it would evolve, and things haven’t gone exactly as he planned. At its inception, the web was supposed to be a place to …

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Mother's Day tech events; celebrating Seattle's creativity; and more – GeekWire

Mother’s Day tech events; celebrating Seattle’s creativity; and more – GeekWire

Mother’s Day tech events; celebrating Seattle’s creativity; and more – GeekWire – The dilemma of raising kids as a working mother arose when women entered the workforce en masse in the mid-1900s. A study from Edison Research published in 2018 shows most moms still shoulder the majority of parenting responsibilities — whether they work or …

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The inside story about Facebook; International Women's Day; and more – GeekWire

The inside story about Facebook; International Women’s Day; and more – GeekWire

The inside story about Facebook; International Women’s Day; and more – GeekWire — Facebook dominates the social media space and is one of the most recognizable entities in the world today. It allows people to share things with long-distance friends or find new ones — but it has an uglier side as well. Problems with …

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