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

These startups want to change your wine-drinking habits

By , Globe Correspondent

But so far, their high-tech preservation systems have been a hard sell.

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

Can these ‘smart glasses’ make cyclists go faster?

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A Westborough company is using augmented reality to boost athletes’ performance.

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

$40,000 tips, and other strange tales from the crypto currency realm

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Local investors in bitcoin try to make sense of 2017’s wild ride.

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

WiTricity takes a turn toward electric-car charging

By , Globe Correspondent

The Watertown company hopes there’s a future in wireless charging for plug-in and hybrid vehicles.