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Where I Think The Bus Should Go: Communities Of Innovation

Mike Caprio 14 Replies

[Author’s Note: TL;DR – This is a really long blog post that outlines a vision for the future of innovation based on nearly a decade of my experiences as a community organizer, and relates some of my feelings about the StartupBus event and the community that arises from it. I hope you’ll give it a […]

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Self-organization and the StartupBus Community

Mike Caprio 13 Replies

Too Long, Didn’t Read A brief explanation before we dive into a very long longform post; when I first set out to write this, I had two goals: to tell the world more about the StartupBus community, and demonstrate that we’re about so much more than rapidly building startups on a moving bus. to address […]

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My Response To NYC’s CTO

Mike Caprio 5 Replies

The Beta NYC civic hacking group met with New York City’s First Chief Technology Officer. She made it clear that the City’s IT policy, technology, data, leadership, and services need to accessible to all New Yorkers. She also posed two questions to the membership: What do you want to see from NYC’s CTO and the […]

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A Toast To My Continued Health

Mike Caprio 4 Replies

On Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at approximately 1:30p.m. I would like to invite you to join me in toasting my 20th anniversary of cheating death. I made this toast ten years ago in the year that I turned 30; this year we celebrate another decade attained. Related Content http://mikecapr.io/1995/09/01/important-dates/ http://mikecapr.io/1995/09/22/death/ http://mikecapr.io/1995/09/08/a-very-good-day/

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Reprint: “Of Witchcraft, Brewsters and Beer”

Mike Caprio 4 Replies

Preface – How I Learned the True Tale of the Witch I first met noted beer anthropologist Alan Eames in 2006 when he (along with comic artist Stephen Bissette and Joe Citro) organized the first (and sadly, only) “Lovecraft In Vermont” conference in Brattleboro. The conference was a weekend affair, primarily taking place with speakers […]

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