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Organic vs. Manufactured Community

In publishing my Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Boston Tech Community, I had a heavy emphasis on grassroots efforts vs. big top-down events and organizations.  This is clearly a value judgement on my part.  I’m a big believer in organic communities that are created by and for the end users.  I’m skeptical of top-down initiatives that […]


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Turning Art – An Art Gallery in Your Living Room

There’s a cool new service I heard about recently called TurningArt. In a nutshell, it’s “Netflix for art with the option to buy” As a consumer, I love the idea, and like this segment of the art market in general. When I got married, my sister gave me a gift certificate for $888 for Wentworth Gallery. […]