Digest #269
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Seeking judges for 31st annual SC County Science and Engineering Fair to be held at Plantronics on March 2 for K-12 students. Read this article
Watch: JoeBen Bevirt, Founder/CEO of Joby Aviation, has an audacious dream to change commuting forever. See how he's partnering with Intel Capital to make his dream a reality. Watch this video.
Salinas City Council approves an agreement with Hartnell College to enable the City to take the final step to create a "Dark Fiber Network." Read this article.  
Paying it Forward: Cabrillo College team helps middle school, high school, and community college students learn the ropes of cybersecurity at regional competition. Read this article
For the 2nd consecutive year, Looker has been recognized in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms. Read this article.

CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Keenan Rice, VP of global alliances and emerging markets at Looker, to its prestigious list of 2019 Channel Chiefs. Read this article.
Entrepreneurs and startups in Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito counties are encouraged to apply to Startup Challenge Monterey Bay. Read this article.  
From farm to table, technology provides solutions for issues farmers face such as food safety and crop monitoring. Here are three trends that are transforming agtech. Read this article.
ARKit is a robust SDK from Apple for building AR experiences for the iPhone. It allows developers to use the iPhone camera to place and manipulate objects in a 3D space. Read this article.  
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