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BIGfish client Beaver Country Day School was accepted to present at SXSWedu 2017! Their panel focuses on the benefits of unlearning.

BIGfish Client Beaver Country Day School Accepted to Present at SXSWedu 2017!

by Adriana Howell

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They’re in! BIGfish client Beaver Country Day School, a nationally-recognized independent school for grades 6-12, today announced it has been accepted to present at the prestigious SXSWedu 2017 Conference & Festival! This is Beaver’s third time presenting at the annual conference; click here to learn more about the school’s 2014 presentation “The Coded Curriculum” and here to explore its 2015 panel “The Coded Curriculum: A Year In Review.”  

Beaver hopes to return to SXSWedu 2017 to present a panel on unlearning.

Vote for Beaver Country Day School to Present at SXSWedu 2017!

by Chelsea Higgins

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BIGfish client Beaver Country Day School hopes to make it to SXSWedu 2017 next March, but needs help from the community in order to get there. One of the nation's leading independent schools, Beaver is already a SXSWedu veteran: they presented for two consecutive years in 2014 and 2015 on its pioneering “Coded Curriculum,” and are hoping to return again next March. This year, the focus is on the power of unlearning.  

Donald Trump hypothetical Boston Globe front page

The Boston Globe: Donald Trump’s America

by Bristol Whitcher

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In case you missed it, on Sunday, April 10, The Boston Globe issued a hypothetical front page showcasing what life would look like if Donald Trump were to become president. A bold headline reads “DEPORTATIONS TO BEGIN,” followed by a series of stories about sinking markets, an outrageous new libel law and Trump potentially landing on the Nobel prize short list. This satirical look at modern American politics divided readers:  

Meet Boston’s New Kid on the Block: General Electric

by Karoline Etter

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Boston is a proven pioneer in technology and innovation, so it’s no surprise to us that General Electric Corp. chose Beantown as the new location for its headquarters over other urban options like New York and San Francisco.   A city with such rich history, Boston sometimes gets overlooked as an epicenter for technology, but we’re no stranger to innovation. Boston educates the country’s next innovators in highly-recognized colleges and universities like MIT, Harvard, Tufts, Northeastern and Boston University to name a few.  

The Coolest New Tech From Boston’s Top Universities

by Erini Katopodis

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Boston has long been a frontrunner in the tech industry, home to innovators from all over the world. In fact, a 2014 study found that Boston has the second-largest tech industry in the nation, trumped only by Silicon Valley. The survey revealed a 5.2 percent job increase in tech jobs in Silicon Valley, with Boston just behind them at 4.3 percent; that’s 145,484 jobs generated just in the tech sector! With so many technology-focused colleges in the Boston area like MIT, Northeastern, Boston University, Harvard and Tufts, it’s no wonder words like “hackathon,” “Kickstarter” and “startup” have become norms in Boston’s vocabulary. Want to know what’s coming next in the world of tech? Here are a few university-based startups to keep your eye on before they go big.  

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