Week in Geek: Can art and tech coexist? Amazon stock vs. Seattle real estate, and more

Julie Speidel Amazon sculpture
“Petros,” a 2015 sculpture by Julie Speidel can be seen in a plaza at the base of Amazon’s Doppler tower in Seattle. (JulieSpeidel.com Photo)

We’re back with your weekly roundup of tech news, and we’ve got a lot to talk about — including a surprising story about the melding of art and technology in Seattle, an aerial glimpse of Google’s new Seattle campus, and an analysis comparing the region’s housing market to Amazon’s stock in the 20 years since the tech giant’s IPO.

Plus, boom and bust in the membership-based healthcare market, Amazon Echo on Saturday Night Live, and Bono’s shoutout to Bill and Melinda Gates.

Listen to the Week in Geek podcast above with GeekWire reporters Kurt Schlosser, Clare McGrane and Nat Levy. You can also download the episode as an MP3, and be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to audio shows.