Surviving The Great Zombie Apocalypse Sarah Eichhorn / Andrea Nicholas
When the big zombie apocalypse begins (and we all know it’s coming!) how would a zombie population take over the world? What could humans do to increase their survival odds?
Global Disorder and the Future of America Peter Zeihan
Geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan provides deep insight and context to the rapidly changing global scene and its potential impact on international business, finance and the US. Presented in partnership with the BEAM Kentucky Export Promotion Program.
Creative Capital returns to introduce the IF audience to four very diverse, disruptive artists and thinkers, who are influencing the world in unique ways through their art. Ruby Lerner is the founding Executive Director and President of Creative Capital.
Disruptive Thinking & a Hole in the Sky Sam Van Aken
Van Aken's approach to ideation and art making follows a highly disruptive process that interrupts, confuses and transforms the common sense of practices; the established order of things. Sam Van Aken will explore this process, which is reflected in his two current bodies of art work.
Average is Over Tyler Cowen
George Mason University economist and author Tyler Cowen exlains why being satisfied with "pretty good" in today's innovation-driven, hyper-competitive world can quickly become a fast track to irrelevance.
Raphael Lazano Hemmer
Beth Comstock, GE Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Office, at IdeaFestival 2013
Dr. Daphne Miller
Can we become great "observationalists?" Five Questions with Maria Konnikova
Can we still solve big problems? Five Questions with Jason Pontin
Designer, author, educator and strategist, Debbie Millman is the host of the podcast Design Matters. Here is the latest installment featuring Gary Hustwit, an independent filmmaker based in New York and London, who made his directorial debut with Helvetica, a documentary about type and typography