‘The largest virtual-reality experience’ on the International Space Station

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A trip to space — virtually: "The Infinite," a cleverly conceived immersive experience that's just arrived at the Tacoma Armory near Seattle, gives you a chance to explore the International Space Station in full-scale virtual reality. It’s the “largest virtual-reality experience that has ever been created, in terms of size and in terms of capacity of people,” Felix Lajeunesse, chief creative officer for “The Infinite,” told GeekWire's Alan Boyle after he tried out the adventure.

Tech Moves:

Startup fundings:

  • Fintech startup raises $11M: SecureSave, which is co-led by personal finance guru Suze Orman, helps employers provide emergency savings accounts.

  • Ripe for disruption: Seattle-based Strella Biotechnology raises $8 million for IoT devices that monitor the conditions of harvested produce.

Microsoft continues Russia departure: The company is “significantly” scaling down operations amid the ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Read more

My oh pi: Seattle software developer Emma Haruka Iwao and her teammates at Google have set another world record, calculating pi precisely to 100 trillion digits. Read more.

Look at this juggling act: We can’t even walk and chew gum at the same time. This 19-year-old from Colombia solved three Rubik’s cubes in just over 4 minutes — while juggling them.

Thanks for reading and have a great day. — GeekWire managing editor Taylor Soper, taylor@geekwire.com, and GeekWire reporter Kurt Schlosser, kurt@geekwire.com.
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