• Steve Pemberton
    IdeaFestival 2014

    Divisional vice president and chief diversity officer of Walgreen Company ... youth and inclusion advocate

  • Debbie Millman
    IdeaFesitval 2014

    Designer, brand consultant for Sterling Brands, radio show host of Design Matters, author and leading thinker on the intersection of creativity, life and design

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  • Juan William Chavez
    IdeaFestival 2014

    Artist and cultural activist who explores the potential of space through creative initiatives that address community and cultural issues 

  • Sarah Eichhorn
    IdeaFestival 2014

    Associate Dean of Distance learning at the University of California, Irvine, one of four instructors for an interdisciplinary massive open online course on "Society, Science, Survival: Lessons from AMC’s The Walking Dead" Network


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Maria Konnikova
Maria Konnikova - Mindfulness, Deep Observation and Sherlock Holmes
Hasan Davis
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Alex Stone
Alex Stone - Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Math Geeks, and the Hidden Powers of the Mind
Innocence Project
Innocence Project - "Innocence"
Daphne Miller
Daphne Miller - Farmacology
Rafe Sagarin
Rafe Sagarin -  Learning From The Octopus: Unleashing Nature's Secrets of Adaptation
Beth Comstock, GE Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Office, at IdeaFestival 2013
Beth Comstock, GE Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Office, at IdeaFestival 2013
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Rafe Sagarin
Rafe Sagarin - "Issue Challenges, Not Orders"
Ariel Waldman
Ariel Waldman - Hacker Culture
Alex Stone
Alex Stone - Once Is a Trick. Twice Is a Lesson
Dr. Daphne Miller
Dr. Daphne Miller - The Farm as Medicine
Chris Bliss
Chris Bliss - Comedy As Free Speech
Larry Chandler
Larry Chandler - Shakespeare Behind Bars
Rosiland Picard
Rosiland Picard - "Affective computing" hacks human emotion
Hasan Elahi
Hasan Elahi - The quantified self and the need to forget
Peter Sims
Peter Sims - Fail small so that you can succeed big
Can we become great "observationalists?" Five Questions with Maria Konnikova
Can we become great "observationalists?" Five Questions with Maria Konnikova
Can we still solve big problems? Five Questions with Jason Pontin
Can we still solve big problems? Five Questions with Jason Pontin
"Hacking Space"
"Hacking Space" - Five Questions with Ariel Waldman


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Ariel Waldman, IF 2013,  shares why “Adults are the Future” and how her dream of being an “Executive Creative Director” morphed into being a space geek!  Read how she got into NASA and how it changed her life path here.

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