Catalyze 2020: Mayor Rick Kriseman

Kriseman writes, "While StPete2050 is about looking 30 years ahead, the exciting year ahead should also command our attention. I believe 2020 will be the ‘Year of the Burg’ in Tampa Bay."

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Origin Story: Marcin Kleczynski, Malwarebytes

At 15 years old, Marcin Kleczynski was living with his parents in the suburbs of Chicago when his penchant for pirated video games got him into a bit of trouble. Despite the anti-virus software installed on the family computer, when Kleczynski downloaded video games from across the internet, he infected his family computer with malware, or software designed to be intentionally damaging.

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Jabil, Tampa Bay Tech leaders on what’s ahead for AI and the Internet of Things in 2020

2020 will be the year that businesses move past the hype surrounding emerging technologies and focus on value-driven real business use cases, according to CompTIA, the tech industry’s leading trade association.

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NPR Music Staff Picks: The Best Albums Of 2019 [NPR]

Last week, we shared NPR Music's best music of 2019 in the form of nearly two dozen lists our staff and contributors made collaboratively. Today we're handing over more private treasures.

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Your weekend (and New Year’s Eve) arts forecast

The majority of our local performing arts venues traditionally extend their Christmas etc. breaks through the first days of the new year. Still, for those of us who have family in town, looking for something exciting to do that doesn’t involve going to the movies or watching TV, there are options...

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The Shuffle

Jennifer Gudenkauf
Welbilt Inc.


The Hustle

Tanisha Chea (Tala Baby)

After 11 years in corporate America, Chea had been laid off from her position as VP of Marketing at Carrabba's Italian Grill. Naturally, with C-suite experience and an MBA under her belt, Chea began building out a business plan for Tala Baby - an inspired baby line that teaches morals, values, and character traits that she and her husband believed in.

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St. Pete X

Episode 51: Dr. Kiran Patel, Local philanthropist and entrepreneur

From apartheid Africa to Tampa Bay: Dr. Kiran Patel kicks off season two of SPx

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Carrie Boucher

Focus: Cars

America’s Love Affair With Driving Takes a Back Seat [WSJ]

Despite a strong economy, Americans are driving fewer miles than they did before 2007-09 recession

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CEO Dan Price, Who Surprised Employees with $70K Minimum Salary, Feels 'Relieved and Proud' [People]

"I do think about how short my time on Earth is, and it's motivating for me," says the CEO of Gravity Payments

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