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A split bill of two brand new dance works which blur the boundaries between physical and digital spaces, integrating technologies in video, real-time interactive graphics, and motion tracking into a choreographic framework Combining dance performance with technology, this split bill will premier new dance works by Jordan MacIntosh-Hougham, as well as, Hope Goldman in collaboration […]
Aug 2, 2019

Intro to Breadboarding

All computers need electricity to run, and breadboarding is one of the fastest ways to build, power, and test a prototype. Learn all about the basics of breadboarding in this hands-on workshop designed for students ages 12 and up. Using components commonly found in household electronics, students will take part in a series of puzzle-like […]
Jul 9, 2019

Hack the House: A Smart Home Challenge!

Architecture and engineering collide in this special Internet of Things workshop designed for middle school students. Over 2 hours, students work together in teams to design, test, and code a miniature Smart Home for a variety of clients, each with their own set of needs and desires. Using predictive sensors, circuits, and a bit of block-based […]
Jul 2, 2019

Space Weekend

Sat & Sun, July 13 & 14 | 10am-6pm One giant leap for mankind and computers! Explore the world of space technology and gaming as we present our new Apollo exhibit alongside tons of space-related software. From games like Computer Space and Spacewar! to machines like the IBM 7090 and IBM 360/91, you’ll have a […]
Jul 9, 2019

Build Your Own Raspberry Pi Server

Tired of cloud storage? Learn all about web development, networking, and the Internet while building your own personal web server in this 3-hour workshop. Using Media Wiki, Linux, and a Raspberry Pi, set up and customize an online database of your very own that is as easy to access as any networked hard drive. All […]
Jul 2, 2019

Intro to Raspberry Pi

Thursday, July 11 |1:30-3:30pm Get started with Raspberry Pi – an inexpensive, pocket-sized computer. Beloved by hobbyists and experts alike, Raspberry Pi’s are used to build robots and retro arcades or can even act as your own PC. In this 2-hour introductory workshop, learn how to set up a Pi alongside our experienced Labs educators. […]

Robot Smart City!

Saturday, July 6 | 10:30-11:30am Help us build a smart city for our army of Ozobots – small toy robots that follow lines & read color! Your kids will have a blast as they play with these robots which can be programmed screen-free! Take on the role of urban planner as we design buildings, highways, […]

STEM networks aim to diversify tech fields

Student and professional organizations push for corporate culture changes in the effort to diversify the science and technology fields.
Jun 19, 2019

Six ways Northwest Natives are using tech to save their languages

Many Native languages have few surviving speakers, but with the help of technology, Pacific Northwest tribes are trying to reverse the trend.
May 29, 2019

Cybersecurity and Technology Futures – Crisis Management and Informatics

Join us for engaging discussions with leaders from business, government, and academia on the latest developments in cybersecurity and technology issues. Enjoy an opportunity to network with speakers and colleagues at the conclusion of each lecture. All are welcome! This is the sixth and final event in a series on Cybersecurity and Technology Futures. This […]
Mar 15, 2019

Can AI help humans overcome bias?

Several Seattle companies are developing technologies which they say can remove biases that are a part of human nature. Will it work?
May 22, 2019

Cybersecurity and Technology Futures – State and Homeland Security

Join us for engaging discussions with leaders from business, government, and academia on the latest developments in cybersecurity and technology issues. Enjoy an opportunity to network with speakers and colleagues at the conclusion of each lecture. All are welcome! This is the fifth event in a series on Cybersecurity and Technology Futures. This event will […]
Apr 2, 2019

Sri Lankan website offers “lady seats” to help women travel safely

In response to sexual assaults and harassment on long-distance buses, a Sri Lankan businessman says booking a "lady seat" could improve safety for women.
Apr 16, 2019

Cybersecurity and Technology Futures – International Threats

Join us for engaging discussions with leaders from business, government, and academia on the latest developments in cybersecurity and technology issues. Enjoy an opportunity to network with speakers and colleagues at the conclusion of each lecture. All are welcome! This is the fourth event in a series on Cybersecurity and Technology Futures. This event will […]
Mar 11, 2019

Conversations on Tech and Social Justice: Noelle LaCharite

Noelle LaCharite, who specializes in conversational artificial intelligence, has been a long-time advocate for women’s advancement in the tech industry.
Mar 5, 2019

Today’s Women in Technology

Calling all you Hardware Women out there! Join us for this great opportunity to network with other women in the Hardware sector! Learn about their successes and their challenges. How can we support each others’ successes? Join us for this fun event! Today’s women in technology work together to empower, train, and learn from each […]
Jul 13, 2018

Startup 425 Global Passport: International Pitch

Get an up-close look at what it takes to pitch a technology startup in a fast-paced environment, as the 2018 Global Passport cohort competes in a mini pitch competition. These mobile technology firms will demo their products, present their marketing plan and basic pitch, and get feedback from a group of expert panelists in advance […]
Feb 9, 2018

Climate Change & Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century

Climate change and world energy needs lead us to look at nuclear power as a major non-carbon energy producer for a better future. Hear of the latest in advanced nuclear technology from Oregon start-up NuScale LLC, and local Seattle start-up TerraPower. What would this mean for existing nuclear power plants? Would they provide our growing […]
Oct 9, 2017

Mine workers demand better pay in lagging Sri Lanka graphite industry

Lack of investment is hurting graphite mine industry in Sri Lanka, miners say.
Nov 3, 2016

Watchdog group tracks Seattle e-waste to Hong Kong junkyard

Laptops, monitors and other devices from Seattle and other parts of the country have been tracked to junkyards in developing countries.
May 11, 2016