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Lexington resident Christopher Janney’s enduring interplay of light, music and sound
If Christopher Janney were coming of age right now, he might describe himself as a maker. He is a musician, too (a drummer), and has been since adolescence. But before the succinct hipster word existed, the 68-year-old Lexington resident felt pulled to create.
In Wellesley, new sports center is worth the wait
Once the center opens, preferred ice and pool times will be given to the high school, Dana Hall, Wellesley Youth Hockey, and the Wellesley Swim Association. The center will also offer recreational skating and pool times to the public.
FamilyID Ends the Issue of Filling Out Form After Form After Form
Whether it be a sport or taking art classes at a local rec center, any parent is excited to see their children take interest in an after-school activity. However, no parent is excited to fill out the same form over and over again
Innovation Women founder strives to close gender gap at conferences
Cybersecurity conferences have been male-dominated for a long time, and some have recently faced criticism for…
How getting social can build your business
Having founded three companies that help entrepreneurs market themselves and their products, Bobbie Carlton knows a thing or two about building a brand.
Yes, “bleisure” is a thing — and now there’s an app for it
Business travelers know the condition all too well. It’s the last day of meetings and your mind is wandering: Any good restaurants nearby? How about museums, or maybe squeezing in a quick trip to the beach? Speaking of, how can I quickly find out what fun there is to have around here during this two-hour break?
Executive Pursuits: I was a business trip zombie
Anne-Fleur Andrle is the co-founder and CEO of Jack and Ferdi, a “bleisure” app that makes it easy for business travelers to explore their surroundings during their limited free time on the road.
African American entrepreneurs to gather at the Mass Innovation Nights #111
The Mass Innovation Nights is a monthly showcase event where hundreds of members of the community gather and support local entrepreneurs and innovators, promoting diversity in tech and bringing visibility to projects and startups through social media buzz.
She’s helped launch thousands of products
Bobbi Carlton has been called the den mother of start-ups, and the fairy godmother of entrepreneurs.
Spotlight: Mary Ellen Sparrow Wants To Make It Easier For People To Work With Robotics
NextShift Robotics cofounder Mary Ellen Sparrow talks about what her company does and misconceptions about robotics.
NextShift Robotics Unveils New Robotics System For eCommerce Order Fulfillment and Cellular Manufacturing at MODEX 2018 Conference
NextShift Robotics is unveiling their new robotics system for use in eCommerce warehouses and cellular manufacturing. NextShift Robotics’ unique independent robot/independent worker approach helps eCommerce distribution centers expedite order picking and fulfillment.
GRIT and NextShift’s Next Steps
Growth and goals for Deb Kemper of Golden Seeds along with Mary Ellen Sparrow, Co-Founder and CEO of NextShift Robotics and Tish Scolnik, CEO and co-founder of GRIT—which makes the Freedom Chair, the mountain bike of wheelchairs.
From Native CAD to Low-Poly FBX
ONU, a technology startup focused on 3D asset creation, has released ONU 3DLite, a cloud-based platform that converts native CAD files to low-poly FBX for use online, on mobile devices, in AR/VR, and in games.
Pixo VR Aims to Virtually Train People Who Work in Dangerous Jobs
Imagine that you’ve just gotten hired for a job building skyscrapers. Would you rather complete your job training out on a narrow precipice hundreds of feet in the air, or in a virtual reality simulation of that work environment, where your feet could remain firmly planted on terra firma while you learn the tricks of the trade?
Unique 2018 Father’s Day Gifts For Dads Who Like To Drink
Skip the ties and the usual brown spirits for this round up of things Dad has likely never heard of, but is bound to enjoy.
The Whiskey Algorithm
Today, international demand for whiskey has never been higher.
Must-Have Holiday Gift Picks for Your Diligent Employees Who Help Your Business Succeed
The holidays are fast approaching, and are you wondering which gifts to get for all of your industrious employees? Your team members are the backbone of your company, so definitely choose a gift that shows your immense appreciation for all that they do.
What Is Your Backup Retirement Plan?
You’re happy in your career. You’re earning enough for now and putting money away for later. You feel productive. You like working. When asked, you say you have no plans to retire until you’re at least 65.
Stop, Look, And Listen: Don’t Be A Ponzi Scheme Victim
Years ago, traffic authorities posted signs with the words, Stop, Look, and Listen, at railroad crossings and intersections to keep motorists and pedestrians safe. Investors might heed the same advice before falling for an investment that “just can’t fail”.
The Right and Wrong Way to Manage Up at the Office
Don’t assume good work will speak for itself—the burden is usually on you to find a way to communicate with your boss
Surrounded By Clouds
This article will discuss a recent tour to a Silicon Valley data center, updates on space-based data centers and services and some new cloud product announcements.
Enterprises wrestle with OpenStack backup, DR challenges
To work around the manual and often tedious processes associated with OpenStack DR and backup, some enterprises have turned to third-party tools.
Former EMC Director Joins Trilio’s Board
John R. Egan, the former long-time executive and board member at EMC Corporation, has joined the board of directors of Trilio, a cloud-native data protection solutions company for OpenStack and KVM.