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    Amazon makes move to disrupt the health care industry

    Late last month, Amazon closed a $3.9 billion deal to acquire One Medical, a membership-based primary care practice. The provider, which was founded in 2007, leans heavily on technology for care, using things like telehealth visits and apps for scheduling appointments. The acquisition is a big step for Amazon but not a surprising one.

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    Bank closure shakes Seattle start-ups

    Local tech start-ups and even the Washington wine industry had a few tense days following the Silicon Valley Bank failure. Now they’re looking for answers right alongside the Fed who’s stepped in to investigate. Seattle Times reporter Paul Roberts is here to talk about how SVB failed and what it means for local tech customers.

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    Amazon (no) Go

    In 2018 Amazon launched Amazon Go, "the store of the future." Customers walk in, grab what they want, and go. No cashier, no line. On Friday, the retail giant announced they would close eight of those stores–including in Seattle. It's another cost-cutting measure, part of the company's streamlining plan to get it right in other "just walk out" locations. Lauren Rosenblatt, the Seattle Times Amazon reporter, is here to help us make sense of Amazon's latest moves.

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    Word in Review: Can chatbots really feel?

    Every week, Bill Radke takes a word or phrase in the news and asks: “Why that language?” This week’s words come from Microsoft’s new AI chatbot that revealed its "feelings" to a New York Times reporter. Bill asked Peter Clark, who heads the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence: What do the words “I feel” mean, when uttered by a chatbot?

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    ChatGPT infiltrates the arts world

    ChatGPT is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) software that has stirred controversy and sparked debates throughout the country. From newsrooms to classrooms, the ChatGPT AI has caused a wave of conversation around the ethics and capabilities of the software. Now, AI software has also infiltrated the arts world. Local entrepreneur, Karl Stedman, did something most writers could never do - he wrote and published a sci-fi novel in 7 hours.