The Harvard Art Museums collections have been online for more than a decade on their own website, but this week 1,061 high-resolution images got added to the Google Cultural Institute, bringing a bunch of cool new features.
HyreCar lets lets people rent a car to become a driver for Uber and Lyft – so people who don’t own cars can drive for other people who don’t have cars. It’s the sharing economy squared.
City councillor Leland Cheung announced the kickoff for his campaign for a fourth term would be at 10 a.m. June 6.
The sharing economy, which shakes up the concept of ownership and employment through the application of new technologies, gets a look this weekend at a free “Making the Sharing Economy Work for Everyone” panel.
After 29 years – and long after its competitors gave up and moved on – Hollywood Express is closing, ending the era of independent video renters in Cambridge.
A few seats are still available for a free business breakfast where a Google exec will talk about strategies for marketing local business.
The results of Cambridge’s $500,000 experiment in participatory budgeting were announced Tuesday, with six projects announced as getting funded, ranging from a public toilet to bilingual books for kids learning English.
In crafting its first Arts Challenge, the Cambridge Arts Council has its own challenge: getting tech workers to shut off their computers in favor of attending theater, dance, concerts, art exhibits or comedy.
On Tuesday, the City Clerk’s Office began making the minutes of City Council meetings available online. Getting historical minutes online is in the works.
It turns out 50 is not too young to feel overwhelmed by the Internet. Even Google knows it.