5 Apps for All of Your Holiday Shopping Needs

Although it’s only mid-November, the holidays will be here before we know it. With friends, family and coworkers to shop for, it never hurts to get a head start on planning out a gift buying game plan and budget. Luckily for us, with the onslaught of tech startups, phone apps and web plugins, finding gift […]

The Art of Contemporary Leisure

Earlier this year, Bill T. Jones, an American choreographer and art director, delivered a colorful lecture at Northeastern University’s Blackman Theatre in Boston. Moments into his presentation, after the collective sighs of awe ceased, he uttered to the audience a noteworthy phrase “…the week is for what you do my friends… but the weekend, is for […]

Is Boston the New Silicon Valley? A Discussion with Local Startups

Earlier this month, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made a surprising statement at a Stanford University forum. “If I were starting now,’’ he said, “I would do it very differently, but I knew nothing back then. Honestly, if I were starting now I would have just stayed in Boston.’’ Even more interesting was Zuckerberg’s […]

How Occupy Can Survive the 2012 Elections

Occupy Wall Street has been criticized from many angles. Some call it the ‘Left-Wing Tea Party’, while others say without defined goals, objectives, and leaders the movement has no chance of making a difference in politics today. One take on Occupy Wall Street is that it must operate as a digital startup, quickly pivoting to […]

Nice Apps! Top 5 for Holiday Shopping

Thanksgiving – check!  Black Friday – check! What’s next? The rest of your holiday shopping. Duh. While few can bear the lines or the cold night’s stay camped out at a storefront (ahem, Occupy Best Buy) in the hopes of beating the infamous Black Friday scavengers – err, shoppers – even fewer are capable of […]