Digest #22

I typically focus on local news or news about local folks, but in the spirit of the holidays here's a geeky look at the chemistry of baking cookies. Happy Holidays!


Sara Isenberg, Producer, Editor, Curator
Santa Cruz Tech Beat
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  • Events coming up: 
    • Due to New Year's Day holiday, SC New Tech Meetup moves their "1st Wednesday" monthly meeting to January 8, 6:30pm.
  • Civinomics, staying in the news, invites you to rekindle the spirit of local community. Read up as they... 


  •  News from UCSC:


  • Velvetwire was featured in WIRED as a "Hyper-Stylish Gadget That Slays Energy Vampires." The company so far has been able to keep suppliers within 70 miles of Santa Cruz headquarters.  


  • Here's your chance to pitch a Silicon Valley VC. Dice.com is working with Silicon Valley VC Tim Draper and will host a session on January 23, in which three entrepreneurs picked by Dice editors will practice pitching to Tim.  



  • Calling all judges! The Santa Cruz County Office of Education is seeking judges for the 2014 Santa Cruz County Science & Engineering Fair to be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014.  


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