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Davie Pina & Johnny White on saving neighbors and the future of private firefighting

With resources increasingly scare, Davie Pina and Johnny White had to take on the work of saving their own and their neighbors property.  In their efforts we may be seeing the future of private firefighting.

Dr. Jessica Mega and Verily’s intersection of health, data, and research

A look at Silicon Valley’s efforts to combine biotech and big data in the service of 21st-century medicine.

Dr. Jessica Mega is the co-founder and chief medical and scientific officer of Verily, a life sciences company owned by Alphabet. She is helping lead Silicon Valley’s efforts to combine biotech and big data in the service of 21st-century medicine. For Verily, the current crisis is seeding that process with Project Baseline, which is expanding access to Covid-19 tests in the Bay Area.  My California Sun conversation with Dr. Jessica Mega.