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

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.

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Living in an Allston pantry for $300 a month is nuts

By , Globe Correspondent

Breaking the cycle of ever-increasing housing costs in Boston is incredibly difficult.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Uber for MBAs is a worrying sign

By , Globe Columnist

These online expert networks could evolve into potent competition for some of the best-known management consulting firms.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

Will augmented reality take off? We’ll see

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Scott Kirsner test drives the Meta 2 headset, which seeks to blend virtual reality and real life into a tool for work.