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Exploring the impact
10 years of Web Innovators Group and Y Combinator, both born in Cambridge
Tap Lab co-founder Dave Bisceglia gives an interview after presenting at WebInno in March 2011.
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. Read More
AMA from Anywhere
Reddit woos mobile readers with new Ask Me Anything iPhone app
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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. Read More

The Artie Battle on Reddit
Boston.com's Adam Vaccaro does a Reddit AMA on Market Basket
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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. Today, Boston.com's Adam Vaccaro did an "Ask Me Anything" on Reddit about the entire Market Basket mess. Read More
Social Media Mayor
Mayor Walsh doing a Reddit AMA tomorrow
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Tomorrow at 2:30 p.m., Boston Mayor Martin Walsh will join a prestigious list that includes President Barack Obama, Bill Murray, Snoop Dogg (or Snoop Lion if you were born after the year 1999), Woody Harrelson, and the great Scott Stapp. Walsh will be doing a Reddit "Ask Me Anything," an online question and answer forum on Reddit that allows anyone to ask, well, anything they want of the person on the other side of the AMA.  Read More