Video: First impressions of Pittsburgh, and takeaways on its future as a technology hub

PITTSBURGH — It’s snowing here tonight, but our first day at GeekWire’s temporary outpost in Pittsburgh was sunny and crisp, perfect for exploring this former industrial city and its colorful patchwork of neighborhoods, getting to know its technology industry and its people.

In this initial video dispatch from GeekWire HQ2, we share our initial impressions of the Rust Belt city from the perspective of longtime Seattle-based tech reporters, weigh in on the sites the city is reportedly pitching for Amazon’s second headquarters.

Watch the video above, see related coverage below, and follow all of our coverage from Pittsburgh over the next month.