Global computer design company Autodesk has unveiled today the location for the East Coast version of its Pier 9 facility, an experimental maker space geared towards the creative class. The new space, located in the Marine Industrial Park in the Drydock area of South Boston, will have a much different focus than its Bay Area predecessor, focusing specifically on construction design as well as innovation in fabrication processes and manufacturing materials.
After a crazy day, Meerkat founder says "I want to be in India, I want to be on Jimmy Fallon... I want to be everywhere"
Yesterday was quite a day for Meerkat founder Ben Rubin. First, his company announced that it had raised money from Greylock Ventures and a bunch of other venture funds, many with connections to the entertainment industry: Lorne Michaels-connected Broadway Video Ventures, Universal Music Group, and Comcast Ventures. Then, later yesterday morning, Twitter, which served as a conduit through which Meerkat quickly gained widespread popularity, unveiled Periscope, its own live-feed application, described by some as a Meerkat killer.