Tag Archives: Tech life in New England

A Failed High-Tech Gamble

Ten miles north of Boston is the National Historic Site of  the Saugus Iron Works, site of the first heavy industry in the country.   It’s a pretty spot, and a great place for a picnic, which my family took advantage … Continue reading

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Promoting a Local Industry – Nobel Generation

So I saw a nice sign in the Raleigh Durham airport a while ago: “Congratulations to Prof Oliver Smithies of UNC Chapel Hill for the 2007 Nobel Prize in Medicine”.  There’s something for an area to be proud of!  Chapel … Continue reading

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