Santa Cruz Tech Beat


Parallel Flight Technology Lifts Off

(Source: PFT newsletter and YouTube) April 21, 2021 — La Selva Beach, CA Parallel Flight Technologies’ beta-level aircraft had its first flight on..

April 22, 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

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

Celestial heights and oceanic depths

By Dan WhiteUC Santa Cruz March 16, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Two interactive, high-tech floors in the newly renovated Science & Engineering Library have..

March 16, 2021

LinkedIn, Zynga founders to take Joby Aviation public in $6.6B SPAC deal

By Cromwell SchubarthSilicon Valley Business Journal February 24, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA [Editor’s note: For more, read Joby Aviation to List on..

February 24, 2021

Watch: Rodrigo Nieto, Defense Futurist in conversation with Futurist Ian Khan

(Source: YouTube) February 9, 2021 — Monterey, CA Technology Futurist Ian Khan speaks with Rodrigo Nieto, also a co-contributor to the recent book..

February 9, 2021

Are Parallel Flight Technologies’ drones being used to start fires?

(Source: PFT) February 4, 2021 — La Selva, CA Yes, and here’s why: Parallel Flight Technologies is currently running flight tests with our..

February 4, 2021

3D model reconstructs drone video of washed out Highway 1 south of Big Sur

By Sara IsenbergFounder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, Santa Cruz Tech Beat January 31, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA “Seeing that big gouge in the hillside..

January 31, 2021

Leila Takayama and Melody Ivory to Keynote Women in Tech Symposium 2021

(Source: January 27, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Two leading experts in human-computer interaction to keynote the annual Women in Tech..

January 27, 2021

Lookout: Santa Cruz County leaders warn of inequitable vaccine distribution

By Patrick RileyLookout Santa Cruz January 22, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: Santa Cruz County Health Officer Gail Newel, UC Santa Cruz..

January 22, 2021

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