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

INNOVATION ECONOMY

Toast finds its bread-and-butter business

By , Globe Correspondent

After a slow start, the Boston restaurant tech company is rising fast.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Robots in aisle 2! These startups want to change the way you shop for groceries

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Alert Innovation and Takeoff Technologies say they can help time-starved consumers, and supermarket chains threatened by Amazon.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

They’re betting you’ll enjoy robot-prepared meals

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Automated restaurant Spyce says it has raised $21 million in new funding.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

This Boston museum is off-limits to almost everyone

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Verizon’s Innovation in Communications space near City Hall celebrates Alexander Graham Bell, but good luck trying to get inside.