Santa Cruz Tech Beat


The Autonomous Saildrone Surveyor Preps for Its Sea Voyage

By Eric NiilerWired January 23, 2021 — SF Bay Area, CA (Photo above: The autonomous research vessel known as the Saildrone Surveyor is steered remotely from shore. Source: Saildrone) [Editor’s note: You might also want to read […]

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Tech Take-Out offers lendable tech devices that can be checked out

(Source: Santa Cruz Public Library) January 22, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Tech Take-Out is a new lendable collection of tech devices that can be checked out by people who don’t have access at home. […]

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Grant funding will advance aquaculture research in UCSC’s new state-of-the-art facility

By Allison Arteaga SoergelUC Santa Cruz January 22, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: The team’s newly-constructed recirculating aquaculture facility will model sustainability practices for integrating aquaculture with agriculture. Source: UCSC) The research team is […]

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Searching for Women Leaders in Agtech: One Journalist’s Journey

By Amy Wu, FounderFarms to Incubators January 22, 2021 — Salinas, CA (Photo: Amy Wu, Founder & Chief Content Director of from Farms to Incubators, is on the right. Source: How a single question […]

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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 epidemiologist Marm Kilpatrick and Pajaro Valley Student Assistance CEO Erica Padilla-Chavez […]

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Air taxi start-up Joby Aviation explores deal to go public

By Joshua Franklin, Anirban SenReuters January 22, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Electric passenger aircraft developer Joby Aero Inc is exploring a deal to go public through a merger with a blank-check acquisition firm at […]

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Q&A: What’s new this year at Techstars Startup Weekend 2021?

By Sara IsenbergFounder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief, Santa Cruz Tech Beat January 15, 2021 — Seaside, CA This year’s Startup Weekend Monterey Bay (February 5-7, 2021) will be completely online. What are the pros and cons of […]

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Looker: Solving for new challenges to the housing crisis caused by COVID-19 with data

By Victoria PhungAccount Executive, Looker at Google Cloud January 14, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Q Foundation, a social sector non-profit providing technology solutions to deliver housing assistance primarily in San Francisco, implemented Looker in […]

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A look at Looker in 2021

By Pedro ArellanoDirector, Outbound Product Management, Looker at Google Cloud January 14, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA Happy New Year, everyone! It feels like this greeting carries more meaning than usual as we turn the […]

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Basic Analytics Explained: The Importance of Deep Marketing Analytics

By Chris MillerCloud Brigade CEO/Founder January 14, 2021 — Santa Cruz, CA How do I get more visitors to my website? What interests actually brought them here? Did they find what they are looking for? […]

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