Dave Troy

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Dave Troy is a network analyst, disinformation specialist, the co-curator of TEDx MidAtlantic and the cofounder of Baltimore-based software studio 410 Labs. He has been a serial technology entrepreneur since 1986 when he started a computer mail order business at age 14. Since that time he has founded multiple companies, including an early Internet service provider, ToadNet, which he sold in 2004.

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Amazon Web Services stopped hosting Parler. Here’s why it may not be coming back

Jan. 11, 2021 2:46 pm

Amazon Web Services stopped hosting Parler. Here’s why it may not be coming back

Dave Troy, a Baltimore-based entrepreneur and disinformation specialist, offers a look at the implications of actions by big tech companies to boot a social media service favored by Trump supporters.
10 percent chance a given e-mail inbox will have 21K items or more: Dave Troy

Apr. 12, 2013 10:00 am

10 percent chance a given e-mail inbox will have 21K items or more: Dave Troy

Dave Troy, who's part of the team behind the Inbox Zero web app Mailstrom, analyzed 410 Labs' findings of data collected from 38,000 inboxes across dozens of e-mail providers, writing:
Dave Troy of 410 Labs: ‘We run the risk of creating the cult of the McStartup’

Feb. 15, 2013 10:00 am

Dave Troy of 410 Labs: ‘We run the risk of creating the cult of the McStartup’

Cofounder of 410 Labs Dave Troy was among those in the Startup Maryland delegation that presented its case for governmental support of entrepreneurship in this state and the nation last week at the White House. His chief clarion call on Huffington Post is for entrepreneurs to pursue “original ideas”: Consumer-facing, peer-to-peer commerce start-ups are hot, […]
A Vision for Baltimore’s Tech Business Ecosystem

Dec. 14, 2011 1:19 pm

A Vision for Baltimore’s Tech Business Ecosystem

It can be difficult to see the forest for the trees when it comes to defining what it is we in the so-called “tech community” are trying to achieve.
More Tech Stuff Baltimore Needs

Oct. 6, 2010 8:48 am

More Tech Stuff Baltimore Needs

Baltimore's tech community has come a long way, but there's still plenty of cool stuff to try. Here are some fresh ideas that you can run with!