If you haven't yet explored the live webcams being shared by the Monterey Bay Aquarium, I encourage you to visit them asap. More below. (I'm listening to the soothing sound of the ocean waves as I write this, still in PJ's, sheltering in place.)
Enough said. Dive into this week's news, below.
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Watch: Monarch Media's founder shares how the company is adapting to the "new normal." (This is our first episode of Santa Cruz Tech Beat's "Five in Five" series.) Watch the interview.
"Finally, a sustainable way to sterilize my stuff!" A new sterilization wand by Aeroasis uses UV-C light to kill germs, viruses, and bacteria.Read this article.
KSBW: UCSC scientists are working to create a diagnostic testing lab that will provide local rapid COVID-19 testing by end of the month.Read this article.
A COVID-19 contact tracing app released April 3 by a UCSC professor leading a team of 30 engineers, computer scientists, mathematicians, and epidemiologists in Peru already has one million users.Read this article.
Here's some serenity for toddlers and adults! Ten live webcams at the Monterey Bay Aquarium can sooth your soul. Watch sea otters, sharks, kelp forest, jellies, penguins, the open sea, and more. Read the article and watch the webcams.
Hulu's new binge-worthy sci-fi thriller, Devs, was filmed at various UCSC campus locations to depict a high-tech corporate campus with a tinge of dystopia. Read this article.
Crowd Machine announces Pacific Coast Capital will use their asset-based lending system to allow for real-time transparency for lenders and customers. Read this article.
Smith & Vandiver mobilizes its Watsonville facility to produce over 18K bottles of hand cleanser to help during the pandemic. Watch the video.
Santa Cruz Software announces LinkrUI to streamline design team workflows.Read this article.
Santa Cruz Software-commissioned survey reports design professionals say workflows would improve if they could access files and assets from within applications. Read this article.
Keynote speaker Dr. Chris Thornberg will share his economic forecast -- including fallout from COVID-19 -- at MBEP’s 6th Annual Regional Economic (VIRTUAL) Summit. Read this article
Poly unveiled a new partner program combining Polycom and Plantronics programs under a comprehensive, convenient, and accessible model. Read the article.