Meet the hip geeks who outwitted Mitt Romney and the Republicans [Slate]: “[Jeremy] Bird pointed out that the contact rate on all phones had fallen from 23 percent in 2008 to 16 percent in 2012. He derided the idea of ‘massive call centers’ in central locations.”
The Myth Of The Government-Tech Complex [BuzzFeed]: “The existence of everyday consumer tech in the highest echelons of government, military and intelligence should have a deromanticizing effect — it’s not the tools that provide technological power there, it’s that they’re not subject to the same laws, and they hold more important information.”
U.S. Army in Afghanistan Uses Columbia Tech Company’s Radio System [Bmore Media]: “Syntonics LLC recently signed the $10.5 million contract with the military to provide equipment and servicing that enables and enhances radio communications.”
In Good Company: Coworking Spots Cater to Solo Workers [Bmore Media]: “[George] Murphy sought out the social environment at 716 Broadway after his previous spot, Sizeable Spaces in Federal Hill, closed earlier this year.”
6 Things That Can Kill Your City’s Startup Community [ReadWrite]: “A startup community that’s suspicious of newcomers is likely to die on the vine.”
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