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Bob Metcalfe (Marcin Wichary/flickr)
Bob Metcalfe (Marcin Wichary/flickr)

From Boston to Austin — inventor, entrepreneur and venture capitalist Bob Metcalfe is leaving the Hub for a teaching and research job at the University of Texas.

It’s a blow to the local tech sector to lose this influential pioneer. And it’s a blow to lose him to Texas, considering that Bostonians already suffer from an inferiority complex toward Silicon Valley.

We talk with two tech reporters about the story.


This program aired on January 10, 2011.

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