As we continue to hunker down, we’d love to hear more of your stories about the intersection of tech and community. Don’t forget that we’re also keeping a rolling list of how tech companies are supporting the community and how you can help on our website.
Have you had your daily dose of delight? This might help.
The sea.citi Team
HOW TECH COMPANIES ARE SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITIES
- Moz Academy is offering free SEO training through May 31.
- King County is using Tableau’s data visualization software to help us better understand the outbreak.
- Two Seattle startups, MDmetrix and TransformativeMed are helping doctors and other health care providers to see the underlying trends in COVID-19 cases.
- Cloud Paper regularly donates toilet paper to Food Lifeline. During the COVID-19 crisis, the startup has pledged another 10,000 rolls to help those in need.
- Minecraft is offering free educational content in their marketplace.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
- Share how you’re doing — The King County COVID-19 Community Study, a.k.a. KC3S, is recruiting King County residents to tell their stories.
- Build software solutions to drive social impact — register for Devpost’s COVID-19 Global Hackathon.
- Support local bookstores — the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order forced independent book sellers to close, you can still buy books from them online.
MOST RECENT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENTS
- “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” may need to be extended beyond two weeks.
- The Governor’s office released a clarification memo on limitations to construction under “Stay Home, Stay Healthy.”
- Sound Transit will make further cuts to service.
- The Monorail is closed.
STORIES FROM OUR READERS
- While we’re still welcoming your stories, today we are featuring Emily Hirao, an Inspirational Innovator.