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2014 articles
Singapore wants a driverless version of Uber
Technology Review
December 23, 2014: Singapore plans to open one of its busy neighborhoods to driverless cars in 2015

Embracing Encryption in an Age of Surveillance
Nieman Reports
Fall 2014: Surveillance technologies make it more important for journalists abroad to protect sources

12 ideas for making Boston more inclusive
Boston Globe Magazine
December 3, 2014: Ideas number 3 (Smarter in the City) and 6 (Next Street Financial)

Delight in discovery
University of Chicago magazine
November/December 2014: Economic historian Claudia Goldin takes a detective’s joy in gathering clues, analyzing data, and reconstructing the stories behind social issues.

11 Futuristic Ways to Improve Our Cities
November 2014: From robotic sewer rats to talking trash cans.

The Man Who Convinced BMW to Rethink Social
Fast Company
November 13, 2014: BMW had a handle on traditional social media marketing, but it took a risk on a "drift mob" to reach new audiences.

Top CIOs Start the Journey to the ‘Digital Enterprise’
November 2014: The buzzphrase digital enterprise can be mushy. What does it mean and how do you get there?

Do brain games really work?
Boston Globe Magazine
October 12, 2014: We spend more than $1 billion a year trying to keep our minds limber. But we’re often left asking the same big question.

A new challenge
October 9, 2014: The Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges in Global Health programme is a decade old. How has it done, and what should it do in the future?

STEM’s newest darling: Robotics
Boston Globe Magazine
October 5, 2014: It’s the 21st century’s newest must-study subject. So how can schools get more students exposed?

Electric Vehicles Sell Power Back to the Grid
Wall Street Journal
September 29, 2014: Delaware test fleet makes money by serving as an electricity reserve; other projects to come.

Big Data Cuts Building Energy Use
Wall Street Journal
September 29, 2014: Sensors and analytic software Help Make buildings more efficient

Jesus, the consummate storyteller
Boston Globe
September 7, 2014: Amy-Jill Levine believes we’re underestimating the literary power of the parables.

How the Mormons Conquered America
June 17, 2014: If religion were a species, how would it evolve? Mormonism provides a case study.

When the Power Goes Out, Microgrids Keep Electricity Flowing
Wall Street Journal
May 18, 2014: Small networks can isolate themselves from the main grid and generate their own power

Boston’s Next Tech Gold Mine
May 2014: The region’s newest multibillion-dollar industry is massive and invisible. It is a tech revolution that is silently and stealthily connecting companies to us in ever-more-cunning ways. And it might bring back Boston’s tech chops.

Preparing Analytics for a Strategic Role
MIT Sloan Management Review
April 23, 2014: Behind WellPoint’s Shift to a New Provider System

How Boston is -- and should be -- preparing for rising seas
Boston Globe Magazine
April 6, 2014: Five things the city is doing now, and five more things it ought to be doing

The Smile Engineers
Boston Globe Magazine
February 9, 2014: A look inside Continuum, a design firm dedicated to making everyday products a little more enjoyable.

  Michael Fitzgerald is a leading voice in the movement to revive the Old Journalism. A fervent believer that print will rise again, he works to slip slice-of-life stories into hip urban periodicals, tuck thoughtful narratives amongst the well-endowed pages of men’s magazines and place Byronic polemical poems into avant-garde reviews.

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