Paul English

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In a blog post Monday, Blade co-founder Bill O’Donnell said the company now has about 25 people in its Fort Point office and has been “hiring, designing and coding for a few months now.” He added that, despite seeing huge changes in consumer computing devices and Internet connection quality since the dawn of the Internet, “travel web sites today aren’t that different than Travelocity or Expedia from 1997.”More →

A new MBTA tracking app launched today that could make a huge difference in the lives of students and other Bostonians who rely on the Green Line as a life line to other parts of the city.

The new Greenline app is far from unique in terms of being an MBTA-focused application —  there are more than 80 different MBTA mobile applications available for use — however, its creator, Alex Grinman, an MIT senior, says the new transit app is different in that it uses real-time data for the Green Line, the most technologically ignored transit line in the city.More →

The big opening party for Paul English’s Blade Network startup space is tomorrow night, and when I dropped by on Monday morning, construction crews were scrambling to get everything finished. English, the co-founder and former chief technology officer at Kayak, wants it to become a supercollider for consumer tech, art, and music in Boston. And in terms of designing a dazzling environment, he’s definitely aiming high.More →