Sometimes my "new normal" pandemic-era life feels like the movie Groundhog Day but this digest is going out, so it must be Tuesday.
Amazingly, we still have lots of news to share. Joby Aviation's "mega tent" in Marina is poised to serve as an alternate care site for patients in the area. Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, and his wife, Patty Quillin, are making a $30M private-sector donation to fund immunizations. (Yes, they are Santa Cruz locals.) The third in our Five in Five series this week features IP attorney Mark Haynes. Kelly Harkins Kincaid, CEO of Claret Bioscience and Astrea Forensics, tells us what's new at her two biotech startups.
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In our exclusive Q&A, Claret Bioscience & Astrea Forensics CEO Kelly Harkins Kincaid talks startups, cold cases, and conducting lab research during the pandemic. Read the article.
Five in Five: IP attorney Mark Haynes from Haynes, Beffel & Wollford LLP discusses his firm's latest work in AI and tips for working from home during the pandemic. Watch the video.
Joby offers their 55,000 square foot "mega tent" to be used as an alternative care site for coronavirus patients in Monterey County. Read the article.
Have you ever wished the grocery store bulk aisle was more user-friendly? Find out how SmartBins and Velvetwire are reinventing the experience. Read the article.
The City of Gonzales provides free, city-funded internet service to every home through a two year T-Mobile deal. Read the article.
Discover why SupplyShift is pushing for supply chain transparency during the pandemic. Read the article.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife Patty Quillin donate $30M to fund immunizations. Read the article.
SC Works and SC County Business Council launch CEO Works to provide confidential support to CEOs during the pandemic. Read the article.
Gather round (virtually) for Guy Kawasaki’s Fireside Chat with the UCSC Coronavirus Team on May 6. Read the article.
With the pandemic, data is in the spotlight more than ever. How is Looker approaching data in the time of COVID-19? Read the article.