Columnist

Scott Kirsner

Globe correspondent Scott Kirsner was part of the team that launched Boston.com 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 boston.com/innovation.

Latest stories

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

3 things venture capital should do to bring more women into the business

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The venture capital industry’s numbers on female investors don’t seem to be heading in the right direction.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Hate surge pricing? It’s not all bad

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From Uber to parking meters, charging more at times of high demand can be a good thing.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Adding a level of reality to online shopping

By , Globe Correspondent

Boston-based Wayfair is among retailers experimenting with virtual and augmented reality to highlight shoppers’ options.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Robots company hopes to get back on its feet

By , Globe Correspondent

Reports began surfacing last month that Google is looking to offload Boston Dynamics, the robot maker it acquired in 2013.