George Takei explores Seattle, the Emerald City, to discover what it is that makes it such a hub of innovation. He visits Seattle’s iconic Space Needle, which has undergone a cool tech makeover, and meets with journalist Monica Guzman to learn about the city’s tech scene and its penchant for dreaming big. George also introduces us to Nick Soman and the team at Reveal, who’ve launched a new app devoted to curing loneliness and helping people around the world meet new friends.


About Takei’s Take:
In the second season of Takei’s Take, host George Takei leaves the studio and voyages across the globe, exploring technology and trends that change the way we live and reshape our world. From MIT’s Age Lab in Boston to Tokyo’s next generation robotics, Takei provides viewers with unprecedented access to cutting edge innovation and the scientists, artists and engineers making it all happen.

Created By: George Takei and Nicole Shea
Executive Producers: Brad Takei, Nicole Shea, David Kleiler
Tammy Gordon, Ashley Kaplan, Ivan Iyoco
Produced By: AARP and Fullscreen
Written​, Directed ​and Edited By: David Kleiler
Head of Production: Ryan Cooper
Producer: Michel DeAscentiis
Associate Producer: Stephen Jaffe
Production Supervisors: Rhiannon Apple. Ashanti Ishakarah
Camera Operators: Stan Okumura, Caleb Young, David Kleiler
Audio Mixer: Walter “Mickey” McMullen
Hair / Make Up: Reneé Majour
Stylist: Minou White
Head of Post: Adam Ford
Additional Editing: Stan Okumura, Mainak Dhar
Assistant Editors: Stan Okumura, Mainak Dhar
Media Relations: Paola Torres-Cuervo
Social: Jen Lee Reeves
Channel Manager: Angela Woronick
Production Assistants: Jason Aumann, Melinda Hohlbein, Cameron Currie, Avielle Heath

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