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Start Me Up: Cambridge’s Tech Innovators On How They Did It (Part I)

Whether they make solar-powered benches or develop applications that help you organize your inbox, Cambridge’s emerging entrepreneurs seem to agree on one thing: The key word in “startup” is just plain “start.” But putting your idea into practice can get a little messy, especially here in the Silicon Valley of the East Coast. In 2015, […]


Solar Soofa Benches are on Their Way

No, we didn’t just misspell “sofa.” Soofas are smart benches created by Changing Environments, a spinoff of the MIT Media Lab. Each Soofa has two USB ports where you can charge your phone or other handheld mobile device, and they share data about the hours of sunlight collected online. Even cooler, Soofas can sense the environment around them and collect […]