Scott Kirsner

Globe correspondent Scott Kirsner was part of the team that launched in 1995, and has been writing a column for the Globe since 2000. His work has also appeared in Wired, Fast Company, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, and Variety. Scott is also the author of the books “Fans, Friends & Followers” and “Inventing the Movies,” was the editor of “The Convergence Guide: Life Sciences in New England,” and was a contributor to “The Good City: Writers Explore 21st Century Boston.” Scott also helps organize several local events on entrepreneurship, including the Nantucket Conference and Future Forward. Scott writes in Innovation Economy column on Sundays, and blogs daily at

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Innovation Economy

Company brings farming to your living room

By , Globe Correspondent

How much more of a locavore can you be than harvesting cherry tomatoes, herbs, and strawberries from your living room?

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Racing to build mobile audiences in developing nations

By , Globe Correspondent

Facebook, Google, and Boston-based Jana pursue strategies to connect consumers in emerging economies to mobile Internet — and advertisers.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Incentives, used wisely, can help build state economy

By , Globe Correspondent

They can help create the kinds of jobs we need and want in modern-day Massachusetts.

GE picks temporary home in Fort Point

By Jon Chesto, Globe staff

The industrial giant will lease 45,000 square feet on Farnsworth Street, between Congress Street and Seaport Boulevard.