Zipcar, the hourly car-rental company founded in Cambridge in 2000, is having a promotion Thursday to play chauffeur while customers play “Pokémon Go.”
Netflix originals may look a bit like America – though some are British – but it looks like an America still dominated by white guys and blonde women where diversity in food comes just ahead of diversity in race.
In “Reading with the Senses,” an exhibit opening Thursday in Lesley University’s Roberts Gallery, 54 hybrids of the traditional book and visual art show how the printed word and bound page can be expanded to multiple dimensions.
The Resistance meets Tuesday in Somerville’s Davis Square in the form of a party for The Technoskeptic, an online magazine of screeds and analyses urging better, more conscientious decision-making about adopting innovations.
Get involved with local media at a Cambridge Day open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Central Square.
The Papercut Zine Library crossed back over the Charles River today after being forced temporarily to Allston.
The Scout news and lifestyle magazines for Cambridge and Somerville will now be distributed to around 200 spots throughout the cities. It takes the magazines “out of the mailbox,” breaking a model of home delivery in place since the bimonthly magazines’ start.
The first episode brings together Housing Authority, library and Community Learning Center officials to talk about how broadband affects their constituencies, but future episodes look at innovation in other cities and “broadband as a social justice issue.”
Scout Cambridge, the independent metro style magazine with a Somerville twin, has an annual best-of vote (cleverly named Scout’s “Honored”) that lists Cambridge Day as one of three nominees for Best Local Media.
Three programs produced at Cambridge Community Television will be honored at the Hometown Media Awards ceremony Aug. 13 as part of a national Alliance for Community Media annual conference being held in Pasadena.