The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy

The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy

Doesn’t matter which side of the isle you sit on or where the roots of your belief system lie, Jeremy Rifkin does an impressive job conceptualizing both historical and current data trends  while laying out a vision for our next few generations. If for nothing…

Google Thug Life…

Google Thug Life…

View this post on Instagram When you're rolling down Stanton Street in #Dorchester using Google Maps and find a homie on house arrest. #DotRat #Boston #thuglife #technology #StMatthews #GoogleMaps #StreetView A post shared by Dot Rat (@dotrat2) on Jan 17, 2017 at 9:44pm PST

Because America!

Because America!

When every major space agency on the planet tells you it’s impossible to land and reuse a multi million dollar rocket….do you quit trying to build one? The parents of all these young scientists at SpaceX deserve some recognition for teaching their kids to never…

By the numbers – Walsh’s CityScore

By the numbers – Walsh’s CityScore

Open311 is nothing new in the world of municipal data. The commonwealth’s first venture into this arena on a massive scale was “Commonwealth Connect” – a state grant funded rebranding and distribution of the SeeClickFix platform spearheaded by then City of Boston CIO Bill Oates…

H2 vs the world…

H2 vs the world…

The world of the superbikes has been dumped on it’s head yet again. The reviews and specs surrounding the Kawasaki Ninja H2 are mind boggling. This is a supercharged missile that on paper, has an engine that can be tuned to 300 plus horsepower and…

The Dot Drone…

The Dot Drone…

Well, I’m a big kid at heart and I do love technology. So…I need to get one of these drones in my life and I’m already looking into the Let’s Fly Wisely drone buyers guide so that I can buy the best one for my…

The Uber perspective…

The Uber perspective…

liv·er·y  (lv-r, lvr) n. pl. liv·er·ies 1. A distinctive uniform worn by the male servants of a household. 2. The distinctive dress worn by the members of a particular group; uniform: ushers in livery. 3. The costume or insignia worn by the retainers of a feudal lord. a. The boarding and care of horses for a fee. b. The hiring out of horses and carriages. c. A livery stable. 5. A business that offers vehicles, such as automobiles or boats, for hire. 6. Law Official delivery of property, especially land, to a new owner.   hack·ney  (hkn)  pl. hack·neys 1. often Hackney A horse of a breed developed in England. 2. A trotting horse suited for routine riding or driving. 3. A coach or carriage for hire.   Do you see any differences here aside from how people dress? Hackney – commonly referred to as a taxi here in Boston….”a coach or carriage for hire”. The…

Southie company trying to lower your TV bill…

Southie company trying to lower your TV bill…

In anticipation of the Supreme Court decision for “American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.” market research firm Peerless Insights has conducted a study on consumer opinions. The research findings show that of the 1,231 adults surveyed,…

Get me this WildCat…

Get me this WildCat…

All I need is this, a case of Dot Ale a nice stretch of Dot Ave and it’s party time… You could chase hookers and crack monsters until 6am and have all kinds of fun for yourself….  

So I have a watch problem…

So I have a watch problem…

Hi, I’m Dot Rat and I’m a Watchaholic…. (this is when you all go “Hi Dot Rat”) YES! I admit it…it’s taken me a while to finally come clean…I have a legit problem with watches. Not really sure where this comes from because over the…