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Virtual reality warps your sense of time

By Allison Arteaga SoergelUC Santa Cruz May 19, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image above: Participants in the study played this maze game both in virtual..

May 20, 2021

Project to read genomes of all 70,000 vertebrate species reports first discoveries

(Source: Howard Hughs Medical Institute and Baskin Engineering ) May 6, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image source: Nature.com) A bold project to read the..

May 6, 2021

Steve Blank: A Path to the Minimum Viable Product

By Steve BlankAdjunct Professor Stanford University (Photo: Steve Blank. Source: LinkedIn) [Editor’s note: Steve Blank is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur based..

April 29, 2021

How ancient DNA sequencing changed the game

(Source: Nature) April 21, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA The Nature Milestones in Genomic Sequencing project caught up with Beth Shapiro, professor of ecology..

April 22, 2021

Cosmic: How an Action Center Led To a White House Cabinet Appointment

(Source: Cosmic) April 16, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA How We Increased Engagement for Lakota People’s Law Project with an Action Center When we worked with..

April 16, 2021

16 Times Around the Sun and Counting: The Brigades turn 16!

(Contributed) March 25, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA You heard that right! It was March 23, 2005 when Chris Miller launched ScratchSpace Inc. What started as a..

March 25, 2021

Chris Miller: The Cost of Bad Customer Service

By Chris MillerCEO, Launch Brigade and Cloud Brigade March 4, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Customer Service is perhaps one of my biggest pet peeves, and one of..

March 4, 2021

Watch: Reed Hastings, Netflix cofounder and CEO, gives keynote address at NEST Flight

March 3, 2021 — Watsonville, CA From Digital NEST: During day one of NEST Flight 2021, we got a warm welcome from Amber Gonzales-Vargas from the Latino..

March 3, 2021

Computer scientist Yang Liu wins $1M grant for research on fairness in AI

By Tim StephensUC Santa Cruz February 23, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Liu’s research aims to achieve more equitable outcomes from decision-making tools based..

February 23, 2021

Looker, Google planning plenty of analytics collaborations

By Eric AvidonSearch Business Analytics February 11, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Pedro Arellano is Head of Product Marketing, Looker at Google...

February 11, 2021

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