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Event Recap: The 17th Annual MassTLC Leadership Awards

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This past Thursday, I had the distinct honor of presenting some of the awards at the MassTLC Leadership Awards.  This event is a true celebration of the tech industry and the innovation we drive for Massachusetts.  I was excited to present two awards in particular: Emerging Executive of the Year: Naomi Fried, Boston Children’s Hospital […]

Congratulations to Boston’s Presidential Innovation Fellows!

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The White House Presidential Innovation Fellows program has welcomed its third round, featuring 27 top-notch web developers, innovators, and entrepreneurs who are working on three key topic areas: Data Innovation; Crowdsourcing; and Veterans’ Experience. Created to drive collaborative and innovative approaches into the heart of government, the PIF program only exists and, more importantly, our […]

TEALS Expands in Massachusetts and Beyond

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As the new school year begins, I am excited to see the additional Computer Science classes being offered across Massachusetts.  Thanks to the professional development MassCAN coordinated via code.org and NSF grants, Exploring Computer Science will be delivered at >50 high schools this year.  In addition, TEALS has enabled 6 communities to host Intro or […]

Interview: MassChallenge Finalist OpportunitySpace on Rebuilding Forgotten Spaces

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If you’re interested in civic technology, you will love OpportunitySpace. OpportunitySpace is an online marketplace that helps stakeholders discover untapped real estate opportunities for the purpose of rebuilding cities. They’re currently located in Providence, Pawtucket, Central Falls, and Camberland in Rhode Island as well as Louisville Kentucky, and are in the midst of talks with city officials about coming to Massachusetts.  One […]