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We’re preparing for the GeekWire Awards, our annual event recognizing the best in Pacific Northwest tech and innovation, coming up May 2 at MoPOP in Seattle. On this episode of the GeekWire Podcast, we provide an update on past Startup of the Year winners and preview this year’s contest. Find out more, submit nominations, and buy tickets at

Plus, a brave Amazon employee asks Jeff Bezos if his tumultuous personal life is distracting from his work at the company.

The author of “The Everything Store,” Brad Stone, is reportedly working on another book about Bezos and the tech giant.

In a highlight from our latest Numbers Geek podcast, Peter Sagal of “Wait, Wait … Don’t Tell Me” offers his input on getting less input in our lives.

And on the 10th anniversary of the closing of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, we reflect on our time working at the paper, and how the tech boom has changed Seattle in the meantime.

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