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

  2. Peter Sims - Fail small so that you can succeed big

  3. Larry Chandler - Shakespeare Behind Bars

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

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

  6. Nikky Finney - Poetry and the soul of community

  7. John Barker - Regenerative medicine and body cures

  8. Maurice Ashley - The World is a Chessboard

  9. Liz Cohen - Wrench and Worth

  10. Jodie Wu - Pedal Power

  11. Alice Gray Stites - Art Without Walls

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

  13. David Kaiser - How the Hippies Saved Physics

  14. Cynthia Lowen - "Bully" Filmmaker

  15. Grimanesa Amoros - Artist Sheds Light, with Light

  16. Stay Curious

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

  18. Lisa Randall - Knocking on Heaven's Door

  19. Peter Van Buren - The Accidental State Department Employee

  20. Kevin Colleran - We Are All Social

  21. Aubrey de Grey - Be Curious in Two Ways

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

  23. Leonard Mlodinow is Curious about Quantum Gravity

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  31. Baratunde Thurston - The difference "difference" makes

  32. Suketu Bhavsar - Physics of "Why?"

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

  34. Hugh Herr - Man, Mind and Machine

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

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

  37. Daphne Miller - The Jungle Effect

  38. Howard Bloom - The Global Brain

  39. Sean Carroll - Disorder Gives Time its Direction

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

  41. Philippe Petit - Create Something Magical in Your Life

  42. Brendan Greeley - Technology, the News and Newspapers

  43. Jon Landau - At the Heart of Every Movie

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

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

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

  47. Janelle Monae - Go Cards!

  48. Janelle Monae - Go Wildcats!

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

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

  51. Will Allen - Innovation Happens from the Ground up

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

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

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

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

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

  57. Julian Beever - Creating sidewalk illusions

  58. IdeaFestival 2009, Louisville. Commercial

  59. Bridget Brennan - The Female Factor

  60. Richard Kogan - Mozart's Genius

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

  62. Kenn Parks - Our One Planet

  63. Imaculee Ilibagiza - Forgiving and other Beautiful Ideas

  64. Amy Chua - Diversity as Strategic Asset

  65. Bjarke Ingels - Creative constraints as the big idea

  66. Jane McGonigal - Real life games

  67. David Mohney - Curry Stone Prize and humanitarian design

  68. Peter King - Ninjustsu

  69. John Gauntt - "Community trumps technology"

  70. Katrina Firlik - "We Are Our Brains"

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

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

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

  74. Vova Galchenko - What juggling has taught him

  75. Kiley Lane - How the IdeaFestival has inspired her

  76. IDEAFESTIVAL - 2008, Louisville Sept 25-27

  77. Jeffrey Manber - "Branding Randomness"

  78. IF Conversations - Jeffrey Schwartz

  79. IF Conversations - Laurence Gonzales

  80. Richard Kogan on the versatility of Leonard Bernstein

  81. Craig Nevill-Manning - IF Conversation

  82. IF Conversations - Cameron Sinclair

  83. Ethan Zuckerman - IdeaFestival Conversations

  84. Dirk Brockmann - IF Conversations

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

  86. Ruby Lerner - IF Conversations

  87. Mindy Faber - IF Conversations

  88. James McLurkin on Robot Swarms - IF Conversations

  89. IdeaFestival 2008 Promo

  90. Michio Kaku on Time Travel - IF Conversations

  91. Nicholas Kristof - IF Conversations

  92. IF Conversations - Karen Walker

  93. IF Conversations - Charles E. Pogue

  94. IF Conversations - Tiffany Shlain, Filmmaker