Erica Swallow

Erica Swallow

Tech journalist and entrepreneur.

Erica Swallow is a status quo wrecker, entrepreneur, and technology/education journalist. Her thoughts have been published in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.

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CONCERT REVIEW: An Evening of Bach and Bluegrass

Greeting the crowd with good wishes for the 20th day of Oktoberfest, mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile took the stage at Harvard University’s Sanders Theatre, playing a set of Bach compositions intermixed with bluegrass, jazz, and gospel jams of his own and by others.

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CONCERT REVIEW: Who Knew a Ukulele Orchestra Even Existed?

When an eight-person ukulele band from across the Atlantic comes to Boston, you stop everything you’re doing to see what in tarnation a band with more than one ukulele could possibly do. A lot, it turns out.

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Not Your Typical Wednesday: Taking the Stage in Dublin in Front of 5,000 People

This past Wednesday was everything but typical. I had been invited to the Web Summit in Dublin, Ireland as an MBA Scholar to shed my experience and wisdom on a crowd of 5,000 soon-to-be university graduates.

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STARTUP DIARIES: Hacking my way home

Walking into last week’s t=0 hackathon, the first o...

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United Nations’ First VR Film Pushes the Bounds of Empathy

Virtual reality has always been framed as the next big thing in gaming, but if the United Nations has anything to do with it, it will be the next big thing in humanitarian aid.