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Congress releases Zuckerberg’s testimony, ?ear-cleaning headphones, ?Elon Musk shows off SpaceX tool – GeekWire

Congress releases Zuckerberg’s testimony, ?ear-cleaning headphones, ?Elon Musk shows off SpaceX tool – GeekWire GeekWire Daily – Top headlines daily GeekWire Weekly – Most-read stories of the week, delivered Sunday Breaking News Alerts – Important news as it happens GeekWire Startups – News, analysis, insights from the Pacific Northwest startup ecosystem, delivered Friday GeekWire Mid-week …

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Oren Etzioni and Mike Grabham

It’s not too late to ride the machine-learning wave

It’s not too late to ride the machine-learning wave Oren Etzioni, CEO of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, answers questions during a chat moderated by Mike Grabham, director of the Seattle chapter of Startup Grind. (GeekWire Photo / Alan Boyle) It may seem as if everyone’s already on the bandwagon for artificial intelligence and …

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A-Alpha Bio team

A-Alpha Bio raises $2.8M for genetically engineered drug discovery

A-Alpha Bio raises $2.8M for genetically engineered drug discovery The A-Alpha Bio team includes scientist Emily Engelhart, principal scientist David Colby, co-founder and CEO David Younger, co-founder and chief technology officer Randolph Lopez and engineering associate Charles Lin. (A-Alpha Bio Photo) A Seattle startup that took root at the University of Washington has closed a …

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Apple orchard sensor installation

Innov8 bets the farm on Microsoft’s new ag tech platform

Innov8 bets the farm on Microsoft’s new ag tech platform Innov8 Ag’s team installs solar-powered microclimate weather stations in an apple orchard early in the growing season. From left are Innov8 founder Steve Mantle; Tate Gabriel, a 4th-year ag student at Walla Walla Community College; and Innov8’s Todd Tucker. (Innov8 Ag Solutions Photo) Microsoft’s cloud-based …

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TEDxSeattle, hacking for good, science improv, and automated testing – GeekWire

TEDxSeattle, hacking for good, science improv, and automated testing – GeekWire

TEDxSeattle, hacking for good, science improv, and automated testing – GeekWire — Since its founding in 1984, TED has become the most prolific provider of expert talks on a wide range of topics. TEDxSeattle, now in its 10th year, has given local artists, activists, and scientists a platform to provide their expertise to the local …

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Interview with Outlook product chief; comic convention; and more – GeekWire

Interview with Outlook product chief; comic convention; and more – GeekWire

Interview with Outlook product chief; comic convention; and more – GeekWire — How did Outlook’s mobile app reach 100 million users since launching in 2015? Hear from Outlook Mobile team leader and longtime Microsoft employee Michael Palermiti talk about his learnings at the latest Products That Count event at Mixpanel HQ in Seattle; 6 to …

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Tech and disinformation; finding art in scientific images; and more – GeekWire

Tech and disinformation; finding art in scientific images; and more – GeekWire

Tech and disinformation; finding art in scientific images; and more – GeekWire — As the 2020 presidential election approaches, many are concerned about the effects disinformation campaigns may have on the race, since they played a big part in the 2016 election. Samuel Woolley, a researcher at the University of Texas, has a new book …

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Stand-up mathematician; healthcare at home; geeky music; and more – GeekWire

Stand-up mathematician; healthcare at home; geeky music; and more – GeekWire

Stand-up mathematician; healthcare at home; geeky music; and more – GeekWire — Math is one of those subjects that seems to be divisive among students as they grow up. Basically, you love it or you hate it. There aren’t many middle-of-the-road opinions about it. And many students who hate it don’t see how learning calculus …

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Concure Oncology raises $2.5M for breast cancer treatment that fights tumors with radioactive seeds – GeekWire

Concure Oncology raises $2.5M for breast cancer treatment that fights tumors with radioactive seeds – GeekWire

Concure Oncology raises $2.5M for breast cancer treatment that fights tumors with radioactive seeds – GeekWire A surgeon performs Breast Microseed Treatment. Image via Concure. Concure Oncology has raised $2.5 million in new capital for breast cancer treatment that uses radioactive seeds to prevent tumors from growing. With the new funding, announced last week, the …

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How two Seattle startups are helping doctors uncover hidden trends in COVID-19 cases – GeekWire

How two Seattle startups are helping doctors uncover hidden trends in COVID-19 cases – GeekWire

How two Seattle startups are helping doctors uncover hidden trends in COVID-19 cases – GeekWire MDmetrix is offering its software free for COVID-19 tracking. While these charts look at the broader COVID-19 patient population, a physician could look at patients ages 20 to 45, for example, and how they respond to certain protocols vs. older …

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