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The University of Washington and a top Chinese research university Tsinghua University announced a partnership to open a technology program in Bellevue focusing on innovation.

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'The Unicorn Files' fights the sexist notion that girls can't be geeks with a Tumblr blog and a Kickstarter campaign for a book featuring women in geekdom.

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Dreaming of a career in photojournalism or just want to take your cell phone pictures to the next level? Join us Thursday for a picture perfect photo workshop.

Peyton yawns and stretches as my sister Katie holds her during our first Skype conversation. (Screen grab by Janelle Retka)

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As immigration and military deployment separate families across borders, many rely on social media to stay connected.

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Our April 23 reporting workshop is a rare opportunity for writers to get the lowdown from Globalist editors on how to become ace reporters.

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When was the last time you saw a cow? If you lived in Kilmaurs, Scotland, the answer would probably be “this morning.” The town of just over 2,600 people is ringed by dairy farms, manure-filled fields, and cows, making them part of residents’ everyday life.

From left to right, Dan Berger, Mark Cook, J.M. Wong, and Jaz S. at Berger's recent book launch in Hillman City Collaboratory. (Photo by Christina Twu)

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Between #ICan’tBreathe, #HandsUpDontShoot and #BlackLivesMatter, Twitter muscles have been in full flex around the globe these past several weeks.

Anske holding her book, 'Irkadura', about a Russian mute with special powers. (Photo courtesy Ksenia Anske)

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Ksenia Anske seems to have a respectable mantra for everything. On keeping up with the dying book industry:  "Just give it out for free." On accepting...

"Reassurance" from the series "Definitive Reincarnate," 2003/2006, belonging to the collection of Sanjay Parthasarathy and Malini Balakrishnan; © NANDINI VALLI MUTHIAH. (Photo and artwork by Nandini Valli Muthiah)

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SAM's new exhibition “City Dwellers” sets viewers afoot in the chaos of modern India as reconciles sweeping cultural shifts with its ancient roots and values.

(Photo by Deric Gruen)

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Other cities are experimenting with local currencies. Would it work in Seattle?

Since 1992, Satya Nadella has brought Microsoft engineering expertise, business savvy, innovation and the ability to bring colleagues together, says Microsoft founder Bill Gates. (Photo from TechAttack.my)

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Yesterday was a historic day for Microsoft with Satya Nadella’s appointment as the company's new CEO.

Stephanie Weber and her husband, Pier Paolo Perrone, of Frankfurt, Germany, look for clues to find a geocache in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood on Wednesday. (Photo by Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)

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How a digital scavenger hunt born in Oregon has changed the way people travel.

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Want to donate your old computer to the developing world? Many recipient countries are saying 'thanks but no thanks'. So you just bought a new...

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New satellite images are a jarring reminder of the massive transformations humans have made to the planet.  Google partnered with TIME, NASA and the U.S....

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Earlier this week gave you a rundown of North Korea's actual social media presence. Now here's a look at the memes, GIFs and parody...

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The worldwide grounding of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner and its battery fire put everyone's worst travel nightmare front and center. A local aerospace expert gave...

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Cheap denim jeans replace handwoven textiles and ancient farming techniques give way to tractors as the ancient Tibetan Kingdom of Lo gets a long-awaited...

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We coined the term "hyperglobal" here at the Globalist to describe the combination of "local" and "global" in our content – bridging gaps between...

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The Seattle Globalist is proud to announce our first ever apprenticeship program in partnership with the Seattle Digital Literacy Initiative. In this year-long journalism training...

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Chinese man builds own prosthetics after fishing accident Sun Jifa is the new face of DIY disability adaptation after making his own prosthetic arms from...

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When it comes to international charities, Seattle is home to some of the biggest names in aid that cater to developing countries across the...