Author Archives: derekkoch

Guest Post: Hartford Tech Week Events, Tonight & Tomorrow! by Mark Lassoff

Mark Lassoff, LearnToProgram.TV

Mark Lassoff is the founder and President of LearnToProgram, Inc., a Vernon-based technical publisher specializing in creating materials to train web, mobile, and game developers. You can follow Mark on Twitter at @mlassoff. Two Events + One Killer Party:  Hartford Tech Week   There are two remaining events in Hartford Tech Week and one Kick-Butt party.  All events are free and open ...

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Movable Media: A Case Study in Startup and Corporate Collaboration


On November 26, 2012, Pitney Bowes announced that local startup Movable Media had won the first Entrepreneurial Competition sponsored by the Stamford-based, NYSE-traded global technology firm. Movable Media provides brands with a platform that helps them leverage both the content and audience of contributing authors. Since winning the competition, Andrew Boer and the Movable Media team have built a partnership ...

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Op Ed: The Vinegar Tasters

Derek Koch

There's an old Chinese painting of three important philosophers, a painting called "The Vinegar Tasters." Three men dip their fingers in vinegar, and then proceed to taste it. Two react as most of us would, with a pained expression. The third smiles. No, the three are not Gates, Brin, and Zuckerberg...

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