Santa Cruz Tech Beat


Netflix co-founder: Streaming is how people entertain themselves at night

By Liz Claman FoxBusiness  April 2, 2020 Former CEO Marc Randolph checks in while sheltering in place in Santa Cruz Co-founder and the first CEO of Netflix..

April 2, 2020

Pandemic Spread Simulator by productOps team recognized at the Pandemic Response Hackathon

By JT Mudge and Sarah Robinson productOps April 2, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image source: productOps) Simulation built to help visualize shelter in place and..

April 2, 2020

Google features former Cabrillo student’s work in documentary series

By Sarah Vickers-Webb Production & Editorial Assistant Santa Cruz Tech Beat March 26, 2020 — Aptos, California (Image source: Google) How Daniel..

March 26, 2020

ABC News: The Jane Doe child case that uncovered a serial killer, identified victims and changed the use of DNA forensics

By Lauren Effron, Boaz Halaban and Marc Dorian ABC News March 25, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo:  UC Santa Cruz paleogeneticist Richard “Ed”..

March 26, 2020

UCSC scientists round-up supplies for local doctors to combat COVID-19

By Christopher Salas KSBW Action News 8 March 24, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image source: KSWB Action News 8) University of California Santa Cruz scientists are..

March 24, 2020

Meet the 17-Year-Old Behind a Website Tracking Coronavirus Cases That Is Now a Vital Global Resource

By Amy Goodman Democracy Now March 17, 2020 (Photo source: Democracy Now) A teenager’s website tracking coronavirus has become one of the most vital..

March 17, 2020

Not your Typical Tech Conference: !!Con West Brings Joy Excitement and Surprise to Computing

By Sarah Vickers-Webb Production & Editorial Assistant Santa Cruz Tech Beat March 5, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo: !!Con West Founder and UCSC Professor..

March 5, 2020

Machine Learning is Revolutionizing Our Understanding of the Human Brain

By James McGirk Baskin School of Engineering, UCSC February 25, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo: UCSC Engineer Narges Norouzi. Source: screenshot from UC Santa..

March 4, 2020

Former Whole Foods Co-CEO Takes Advisory Role at Santa Cruz Cannabis Company Jane Technologies

By Chloe Aiello Cheddar February 27, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo source: Cheddar video) Watch: Jane Technologies Founder Socrates Rosenfeld talks about..

February 27, 2020

Unprecedented study yields most comprehensive map of cancer genomes to date

By Tim Stephens UC Santa Cruz February 5, 2020 — Santa Cruz (Photo: Bioinformatics expert Joshua Stuart leads the Pan-Cancer Initiative. Source: Kevin..

February 5, 2020

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