1. 28

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

  2. 29

    Peter Sims - Fail small so that you can succeed big

  3. 30

    Larry Chandler - Shakespeare Behind Bars

  4. 31

    Hasan Elahi - The quantified self and the need to forget

  5. 32

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

  6. 33

    Nikky Finney - Poetry and the soul of community

  7. 34

    John Barker - Regenerative medicine and body cures

  8. 35

    Maurice Ashley - The World is a Chessboard

  9. 36

    Liz Cohen - Wrench and Worth

  10. 37

    Jodie Wu - Pedal Power

  11. 38

    Alice Gray Stites - Art Without Walls

  12. 39

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

  13. 40

    David Kaiser - How the Hippies Saved Physics

  14. 41

    Cynthia Lowen - "Bully" Filmmaker

  15. 42

    Grimanesa Amoros - Artist Sheds Light, with Light

  16. 43

    Stay Curious

  17. 44

    Baratunde Thurston - Officially Steps Down as the Black Person

  18. 45

    Lisa Randall - Knocking on Heaven's Door

  19. 46

    Peter Van Buren - The Accidental State Department Employee

  20. 47

    Kevin Colleran - We Are All Social

  21. Aubrey de Grey - Be Curious in Two Ways

  22. 49

    Lindsey Stirling - To Find Yourself, Forget the Mountaintop

  23. 50

    Leonard Mlodinow is Curious about Quantum Gravity

  24. 51

    Parag Khanna - Can Complex Geopolitical Events be Untangled?

  25. 52

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

  26. 53

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

  27. 54

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

  28. 55

    Joshua Overbay - Don't be a Slave to Certainty

  29. 56

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

  30. 57

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

  31. 58

    Baratunde Thurston - The difference "difference" makes

  32. 59

    Suketu Bhavsar - Physics of "Why?"

  33. 60

    Autistic Savant Daniel Tammet - Sharp Cheese and Loud Shirts

  34. 61

    Hugh Herr - Man, Mind and Machine

  35. 62

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

  36. 63

    Stefan Sagmeister - To Break the Rules, Know the Rules

  37. 64

    Daphne Miller - The Jungle Effect

  38. 65

    Howard Bloom - The Global Brain

  39. 66

    Sean Carroll - Disorder Gives Time its Direction

  40. 67

    Ellen McGirt - Bring out the Inner Inventor in You

  41. 68

    Philippe Petit - Create Something Magical in Your Life

  42. 69

    Brendan Greeley - Technology, the News and Newspapers

  43. 70

    Jon Landau - At the Heart of Every Movie

  44. 71

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

  45. 72

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

  46. 73

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

  47. 74

    Janelle Monae - Go Cards!

  48. 75

    Janelle Monae - Go Wildcats!

  49. 76

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

  50. 77

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

  51. 78

    Will Allen - Innovation Happens from the Ground up

  52. 79

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

  53. 80

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

  54. 81

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

  55. 82

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

  56. 83

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

  57. 84

    Julian Beever - Creating sidewalk illusions

  58. 85

    IdeaFestival 2009, Louisville. Commercial

  59. 86

    Bridget Brennan - The Female Factor

  60. 87

    Richard Kogan - Mozart's Genius

  61. 88

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

  62. 89

    Kenn Parks - Our One Planet

  63. 90

    Imaculee Ilibagiza - Forgiving and other Beautiful Ideas

  64. 91

    Amy Chua - Diversity as Strategic Asset

  65. 92

    Bjarke Ingels - Creative constraints as the big idea

  66. 93

    Jane McGonigal - Real life games

  67. 94

    David Mohney - Curry Stone Prize and humanitarian design

  68. 95

    Peter King - Ninjustsu

  69. 96

    John Gauntt - "Community trumps technology"

  70. 97

    Katrina Firlik - "We Are Our Brains"

  71. 98

    Wes Janz and Antonio Scarpone - The Curry Stone Design Prize

  72. 99

    Will Shortz - The "grab-bag brain"

  73. 100

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

  74. 101

    Vova Galchenko - What juggling has taught him

  75. 102

    Kiley Lane - How the IdeaFestival has inspired her

  76. 103

    IDEAFESTIVAL - 2008, Louisville Sept 25-27

  77. 104

    Jeffrey Manber - "Branding Randomness"

  78. 105

    IF Conversations - Jeffrey Schwartz

  79. 106

    IF Conversations - Laurence Gonzales

  80. 107

    Richard Kogan on the versatility of Leonard Bernstein

  81. 108

    Craig Nevill-Manning - IF Conversation

  82. 109

    IF Conversations - Cameron Sinclair

  83. 110

    Ethan Zuckerman - IdeaFestival Conversations

  84. 111

    Dirk Brockmann - IF Conversations

  85. 112

    Homaro Cantu - "Bringing a fresh perspective to food"

  86. 113

    Ruby Lerner - IF Conversations

  87. 114

    Mindy Faber - IF Conversations

  88. 115

    James McLurkin on Robot Swarms - IF Conversations

  89. 116

    IdeaFestival 2008 Promo

  90. 117

    Michio Kaku on Time Travel - IF Conversations

  91. 118

    Nicholas Kristof - IF Conversations

  92. 119

    IF Conversations - Karen Walker

  93. 120

    IF Conversations - Charles E. Pogue

  94. 121

    IF Conversations - Tiffany Shlain, Filmmaker