Boston Marathon Room Listings Offer Hope in Tragedy’s Wake

Tyler Fenton lives in Boston’s Mission Hill neighborhood, and can sleep five people between his extra bed, couch and floor. David Rahn lives in Brighton, and has room for one — plus extra clothes, Wi-Fi, a shower and more amenities for use. Kara Bauer lives ...Read the rest

Can the Internet Replace Big Banks?

Douglas Rushkoff, a media theorist, author, and documentarian. The ideas in this piece are built on the arguments of his new book,  Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now. We’ve seen digital technology disintermediate everything from record companies to university curriculum. Yet banking has remained rather ...Read the rest