A Reading List to Get Ready for Xconomy Intersect

To help you get the most out of Xconomy Intersect on Thursday, we’ve put together a reading list of recent stories on the speakers and topics featured in our program.

We invite everyone attending to think of questions you’d like to ask our great lineup of CEOs, technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors. These stories should help get you up to speed on some of the companies, institutions, and individuals we’ll be hearing from.

If you haven’t grabbed your tickets yet, it’s not too late to register. See you there!

Agenda overview

The Journey to a Machine That Transcribes Speech as Well as Humans

Textio’s Learning Machine Offers Opportunities to Improve HR Writing

RAM shift phase 2 (fiction by Greg Bear)

ACA or Not, Accolade Sees Growing Demand For Healthcare Innovation

OfferUp Raises $119M to Pursue Faster Growth in Local Marketplaces
(The company subsequently added $11 million to this round)

McGinn: Under Trump, Seattle may need to sacrifice for its values (Crosscut)

The Long Game: The next president must lay the foundation for a next-generation economy (By Margaret O’Mara Miller Center First Year Project)

A Strategy to Spin More Startups and Inventions Out of PNNL

Global Innovation Exchange Plans Menu of IP Options for Students

Retrace, a Xinova Spinout, Provides Data to Improve E-Waste Recycling

Seattle Startup Beta Hatch Wants Bugs to Be the Future of Farming

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