1. Peter Sims on "Little Bets" - "Entrepreneurs think of failure the way most people think of learning"

  2. Larry Chandler - Shakespeare Behind Bars

  3. Hasan Elahi - The quantified self and the need to forget

  4. Greg Van Kirk - Micro-consignment to begin new businesses, lives

  5. Nikky Finney - Poetry and the soul of community

  6. John Barker - Regenerative medicine and body cures

  7. Maurice Ashley - The World is a Chessboard

  8. Liz Cohen - Wrench and Worth

  9. Jodie Wu - Pedal Power

  10. Alice Gray Stites - Art Without Walls

  11. Jason Pontin - Editor of Technology Review, "Technologies that Matter"

  12. David Kaiser - How the Hippies Saved Physics

  13. Cynthia Lowen - "Bully" Filmmaker

  14. Grimanesa Amoros - Artist Sheds Light, with Light

  15. Baratunde Thurston - Officially Steps Down as the Black Person

  16. Lisa Randall - Knocking on Heaven's Door

  17. Peter Van Buren - The Accidental State Department Employee

  18. Kevin Colleran - We Are All Social

  19. Aubrey de Grey - Be Curious in Two Ways

  20. Lindsey Stirling - To Find Yourself, Forget the Mountaintop

  21. Leonard Mlodinow is Curious about Quantum Gravity

  22. Parag Khanna - Can Complex Geopolitical Events be Untangled?

  23. Daniel Simons - Can Technology be Used to Correct Our Faulty Intuitions?

  24. Joke Fincioen - Fool the brain. Don't Look Down

  25. Renee Blodgett on Better Government: There's an App for That

  26. Joshua Overbay - Don't be a Slave to Certainty

  27. Comedian Steve Mazan: I'm curious about people who aren't curious

  28. Sheril Kirshenbaum - Kiss and Tell, the Science of the Kiss

  29. Baratunde Thurston - The difference "difference" makes

  30. Suketu Bhavsar - Physics of "Why?"

  31. Autistic Savant Daniel Tammet - Sharp Cheese and Loud Shirts

  32. Hugh Herr - Man, Mind and Machine

  33. Tori McClure - Second Time's the Charm - The Superior becomes the Servant

  34. Stefan Sagmeister - To Break the Rules, Know the Rules

  35. Daphne Miller - The Jungle Effect

  36. Howard Bloom - The Global Brain

  37. Sean Carroll - Disorder Gives Time its Direction

  38. Ellen McGirt - Bring out the Inner Inventor in You

  39. Philippe Petit - Create Something Magical in Your Life

  40. Brendan Greeley - Technology, the News and Newspapers

  41. Jon Landau - At the Heart of Every Movie

  42. Caroline Alexander - Homer's Iliad Tells the Story of Modern War

  43. Lisa Cortes - The mid-life crisis, zeitgeist and "Precious"

  44. Michael Dougan - "I come away with so much more than I give"

  45. Janelle Monae - Go Cards!

  46. Janelle Monae - Go Wildcats!

  47. Nat Irvin - "The festival is about discovering these wonderful connections"

  48. Bert Hölldobler- "Ants don't fight wars for war's sake"

  49. Will Allen - Innovation Happens from the Ground up

  50. Bob Berman - "Time and space are tools of animal perception"

  51. A.J. Jacobs - "There is No Useless Knowledge"

  52. Marc Yu - "The thing is, you have to love music"

  53. John McPherson - Needs a new idea every day of the year

  54. Naomi Tutu - "We owe ourselves the opportunity to be great"

  55. Julian Beever - Creating sidewalk illusions

  56. IdeaFestival 2009, Louisville. Commercial

  57. Bridget Brennan - The Female Factor

  58. Richard Kogan - Mozart's Genius

  59. Dr. Lee Dugatkin - Altruistic behavior everywhere in the Animal Kingdom

  60. Kenn Parks - Our One Planet

  61. Imaculee Ilibagiza - Forgiving and other Beautiful Ideas

  62. Amy Chua - Diversity as Strategic Asset

  63. Bjarke Ingels - Creative constraints as the big idea

  64. Jane McGonigal - Real life games

  65. David Mohney - Curry Stone Prize and humanitarian design

  66. Peter King - Ninjustsu

  67. John Gauntt - "Community trumps technology"

  68. Katrina Firlik - "We Are Our Brains"

  69. Wes Janz and Antonio Scarpone - The Curry Stone Design Prize

  70. Will Shortz - The "grab-bag brain"

  71. Diandra Leslie-Pelecky - "Physics is a Survival Skill"

  72. Vova Galchenko - What juggling has taught him

  73. Kiley Lane - How the IdeaFestival has inspired her

  74. IDEAFESTIVAL - 2008, Louisville Sept 25-27

  75. Jeffrey Manber - "Branding Randomness"

  76. IF Conversations - Jeffrey Schwartz

  77. IF Conversations - Laurence Gonzales

  78. Richard Kogan on the versatility of Leonard Bernstein

  79. Craig Nevill-Manning - IF Conversation

  80. IF Conversations - Cameron Sinclair

  81. Ethan Zuckerman - IdeaFestival Conversations

  82. Dirk Brockmann - IF Conversations

  83. Homaro Cantu - "Bringing a fresh perspective to food"

  84. Ruby Lerner - IF Conversations

  85. Mindy Faber - IF Conversations

  86. James McLurkin on Robot Swarms - IF Conversations

  87. IdeaFestival 2008 Promo

  88. Michio Kaku on Time Travel - IF Conversations

  89. Nicholas Kristof - IF Conversations

  90. IF Conversations - Karen Walker

  91. IF Conversations - Charles E. Pogue

  92. IF Conversations - Tiffany Shlain, Filmmaker