Digest #218

Thank you to Santa Cruz County Business Council, CSUMB, and Cabrillo College for new and renewing partnership support!

Here's the news you need to know.

It was a brief mention but, hey, it was the Today Show. YaDoggie gets a mention on national TV. Robert Singleton invites local tech companies to participate in community engagement. A documentary about minority women entrepreneurs in agtech moves forward with a grant. Cabrillo opened their new Makerspace last Saturday. Maya Delano, NextSpace Community Manager reflects on her return after the acquisition.

As usual, there's more. Scroll down and start reading the news!
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Q&A: Maya Delano reflects on her return to as Community Manager at NextSpace after the acquisition by Pacific Workplaces. Read this article.  
From Farms to Incubators? Journalist Amy Wu screens documentary about minority women entrepreneurs in agtech. Read this article
Robert Singleton, Executive Director of Santa Cruz County Business Council, invites local tech companies to invest in community engagement. Read this article.
Cabrillo opens new MakerSpace with 3D printers, laser cutters and engravers, 2D and 3D scanners, CNC Routers, vinyl cutters, soldering stations, hand tools and more. Read this article
The gadget guy on the Today Show shows Kathie Lee and Hoda the YaDoggie Scoop along with other new tech tools from CES. Watch the video.
How Startup Weekend Monterey Bay Changed My Life! This participant shares her story as CSUMB ramps up for this year's event. Read this article
City of Santa Cruz Economic Development chats with Timerie Gordon and Christian Nielsen, the husband and wife team behind Nielsen Studios. Read this article and watch the video.   
CSin3 faculty and staff at Hartnell College and CSUMB were selected to represent the program at SIGCSE 2018. Read this article.  
LookML isn't a replacement for SQL -- it's a better way to write SQL. Here are seven reasons Looker built a new language for data. Read this article.  
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