Happy Easter and Chag Pesach Sameach! We’d be remiss to forget our Thai friends, Happy Songkran! May all your sorrows be washed away and blessed with water.
Don’t eat too much chocolate this weekend kids…AND PLAY BALL! Mariners vs Astros home opener is tomorrow.
Tech for Good Updates
- Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit disrupts criminal botnet ZLoader.
- Beam Impact raises $13.3M to turn everyday purchases into a way to support social causes.
- Havas Creative develops an app that uses existing technologies in the iPad to make it easier to use for those dealing with involuntary hand tremors because of conditions like Parkinson’s disease.
- Brilliant Planet plans to fight climate change by growing vast quantities of carbon-capturing algae in the world’s deserts.
Individual Actions & Distractions
- Learn how Seattle tech workers with Ukrainian roots helped to build a website to ease donation process for aid groups
- Read how the Urban Fresh Food Collective is tackling food insecurity in South Park
- Live Long and Prosper The next official US Star Trek convention is heading to Seattle in May 2023
- Amplify Acts of Kindness: Submit a Nomination for Neighbor Day 2022
- Enter to win an opportunity to paint the Space Needle’s roof Galaxy Gold
- Explore ongoing ways to support Ukraine from the Pacific Northwest
- Volunteer at the Seattle Scotch and Beer Fest
- Get tax help at the Central Library
- Join the WTIA on April 20th at Partnering for Impact: Addressing Homelessness in King County