Building A Better Future: Radio Boston HUBweek Special

In Boston, this photo shows geodesic domes under construction in City Hall Plaza for HUBweek 2017. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
In Boston, this photo shows geodesic domes under construction in City Hall Plaza for HUBweek 2017. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Did you miss our special live broadcast from City Hall Plaza, as part of this year's HUBweek festival? We aired all the segments on Facebook, and you can watch them below:

The Future In Finance:

Diversity In Tech:

Building Smarter And More Human Cities:

The Musical Microbiome:

Smart Cities, Your Tech After Death, Funding Social Good:

Linda Henry, Gov. Charlie Baker And How Technology Is Changing Jobs:


Asma Khalid, WBUR BostonomiX reporter. She tweets @asmamk.

Linda Henry, managing director of the Boston Globe and co-founder of HUBweek. She tweets @linda_pizzuti.

Gov. Charlie Baker, Massachusetts governor. He tweets @massgovernor.

Andrew McAfee, co-director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy and principal research scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He tweets @amcafee.

Erin Baumgartner, assistant director at the Senseable City Lab at MIT, which tweets @senseablecity.

Suelin Chen, co-founder and CEO of Cake, a digital platform for doing advance care and end-of-life planning. She tweets @suelinchenfeld.

Sandra Richter, co-founder and CEO of Soofa, which focuses on smart city fixtures. She tweets @cosmonautin.

Bhaskar Chakravorti, senior associate dean of International Business and Finance and executive director of the Institute for Business in the Global Context at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, which tweets @fletcherschool.

Catherine Havasi, research scientist at MIT and CEO and co-founder of Luminoso, an AI based natural language understanding company. She tweets @havasi.

Anne Finucane, vice chairman at Bank of America. She tweets @annefinucane.

David Kong, director of the MIT Media Lab's Community Biotechnology Initiative. He tweets @davidsunkong.

Tracy Palandjian, CEO and co-founder of Social Finance, a nonprofit leading the development of Pay for Success financing and Social Impact Bonds. They tweet @socialfinanceus.

Melissa James, president, founder and CEO of The Tech Connection, a recruitment platform for diverse talent. She tweets @missjames126.

This article was originally published on October 06, 2017.

This segment aired on October 12, 2017. The audio for this segment is not available.


Meghna Chakrabarti Host, On Point
Meghna Chakrabarti is the host of On Point.



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