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Microsoft Techfest

Every year, Microsoft Research hosts Techfest to display experimental technologies they are working on to other Microsoft employees in hopes of inspiring practical applications. Here are some of the technologies that were on display.

Sea Gals demonstrate Seahawks fan hat

With the Seattle Seahawks entering the playoffs, The Seattle Times will be printing a special Seahawks hat. We had some fun and asked two Sea Gals to demonstrate how to assemble and use it. Sea Gals Stephanie and Shelly demonstrate how to assemble and wear a Seahawks fan hat. The hat will be included in…

Stories behind The Seattle Times’ best photos of 2010

One of the greatest parts of working at The Seattle Times is the talented people I get to work with. I have so much respect for the staffers and am honored to be able to work alongside and learn from them. Here is a piece I put together featuring a few members of the photography…

Changing course: Melvin Jones

According to Melvin Jones, his life before meeting Jennifer Annable and Kasey Porrier was on a “downhill slope.” A sophomore at Chief Sealth High School with zero credits, he was on a path to dropping out. With help, Jones was able to change course and is now planning on graduating from Portland State University in…