Woody Klemmer and Joe Barber, partners at on-demand labor start-up Laborocity, connect employers to “Doers” who are looking for work. They’ve positioned their company as the “Uber for labor”.
Wangechi Mutu’s art installation at the ICA utilizes a diverse set of materials to explore divisive social issues, such as feminism, Afrofuturism, displacement, and marginal spaces.
“The difference between my Yiayia and I is that I grew up in the fast-paced culture of New York in an American society where productivity determines worth, and she grew up starving under inhumane circumstances during World War II, coming to America and working hard for everything she had. For her, coffee was her break, a time to recharge and refuel in order to persevere through the difficult circumstances she had been dealt.”
Over the last 25 years, the median student debt per student has more than tripled, but MIT startup Alfie hopes to help students regain control of the situation.
Sleepbox aims to make the dream of renting a napping space a reality.
Finally, a Pepe’s comes to Chestnut Hill.
Most bars do not offer plugs for customers—ChefCharger allows bar-goers to create their own.
For the first time in the school’s history, a Harvard University final club has invited women to participate in its recruitment process.
After graduating from Colby College, David Stanton launched an app that tells students how to avoid a busy gym.