Massachusetts

Right to Repair

Massachusetts Senate Passes Resolution to Do In-Depth Study on Right-to-Repair

A resolution in Massachusetts’ Senate will study the impact of forcing tech companies to make it easier for third parties to repair devices.
Matthew Gault
7.26.18
Zero-rating

Massachusetts Net Neutrality Law Would Name and Shame Terrible ISPs

The state is just the latest to try and hold broadband monopolies accountable in the wake of federal apathy.
Karl Bode
7.26.18
HOTY2017

This Neuroscientist Brings ‘Research to the Runway’ With STEM-Inspired Fashion

Yuly Fuentes-Medel hopes to communicate the value of science across disciplines, cultures, and peoples.
Becky Ferreira
1.18.18
energy

Massachusetts Bill Wants 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2035

This might be a message to the president.
Madison Margolin
1.25.17
Boston

Boston Is Covered In Goose Poop and People Are Mad As Hell

Our FOIA request for Boston City Council records revealed a city that's hopelessly entrenched in feces.
Sarah Emerson
10.25.16
News

Gigabit Internet Prices in This Small Town May One Day Beat Google Fiber

Municipal internet is alive and kicking.
Clinton Nguyen
12.14.15
News

At the Last Minute, a Judge Stops Sprint from Shutting Off Internet for 300,000

A last minute reprieve for students, the elderly, and low-income people.
Sam Gustin
11.6.15
video

Scientists Are Recreating Global Warming in Pockets of the Forest

They want to keep an eye on the species that are easily overlooked.
Rachel Pick
7.28.15
News

22 Towns in Massachusetts Are Building Their Own Gigabit Fiber Network

"For too long we’ve been making do with satellite, DSL or wireless internet. Fiber will render these as obsolete as a dial-up connection."
Jason Koebler
7.2.15
Motherboard Blog

You're Not Prepared For A Zombie Apocalypse by Any Stretch of the Imagination

All this talk about the global pandemic of inexplicably aggressive behavior, strange skin disorders, face eating, self mutilation, intestine throwing, and the dead rising from their graves has predictably got a lot of folks talking about zombie...
Chris O'Coin
6.8.12