If someone said they found a solution to prevent bullying on social media, while maintaining a platform with light gossip and good-natured school rival trash talk that teenagers might actually use, that developer would be a hero.More →
My latest Boston Globe column looks back at the impact of two initiatives born in Cambridge in 2005: Web Innovators Group and Y Combinator. I also ask what we can do to improve Boston’s stickiness for consumer-oriented Web and mobile startups; it’s impossible to look at the alumni of both programs and not notice that may of the most successful, like Reddit, Dropbox, Birchbox, and E la Carte, have migrated to New York or the Bay Area.More →
Madonna, President Obama, and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, are part of a sparkling roster of luminaries who’ve personally answered questions from regular people on Reddit’s hugely popular Ask Me Anything channel. Today, Reddit launched a dedicated AMA mobile app with the goal of reaching even more readers.More →
This week, MIT’s Chris Peterson, the architect of the “Reddit for Credit” course opened up to Motherboard about why and how he started the hugely popular comparative media studies course for undergrads at that tech school. Yes, there’s a lot of Reddit-watching. But that’s not all.More →
The continuing Market Basket drama — quick: are you pro-Artie T. or pro-Artie S.? — has captured the attention of many throughout New England. While the Boston Globe Business section coverage has been unrivaled Throughout the entire inter-family battle, Boston.com has been delivering some of the best and most insightful coverage online.