Leggy kinetic sculptures made of PVC piping, zip ties, and duct tape took a walk along Crane Beach Saturday. Hundreds of visitors gathered to watch the “Strandbeests” as they are known take their first steps, pushed along by wind catching their sails or pulled along by volunteers.
Today’s prevailing winds favor taking outside money at a company’s earliest stages. That could mean we’re witnessing the creation of a fleet of “go public or die trying” companies, rather than private companies that sculpt significant businesses over decades, connect more strongly to their communities, and let founders stay in control and set the course.More →
Voter registration, recycling, and college tour signups were among the challenges teenage girls tackled with apps and websites they demonstrated Wednesday night at the graduation of a Girls Who Code summer immersion program, hosted for the first time by TripAdvisor.More →
When private information is available to virtually anyone, are there any defensible ways to dig through the data? The answer is yes, but only in some circumstances, scholars say. And it’s evolving as our online lives get more complicated.More →