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    Hasan Elahi - The quantified self and the need to forget

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

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    Jodie Wu - Pedal Power

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    Alice Gray Stites - Art Without Walls

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

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    David Kaiser - How the Hippies Saved Physics

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    Cynthia Lowen - "Bully" Filmmaker

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    Grimanesa Amoros - Artist Sheds Light, with Light

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    Baratunde Thurston - Officially Steps Down as the Black Person

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    Lisa Randall - Knocking on Heaven's Door

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    Peter Van Buren - The Accidental State Department Employee

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    Kevin Colleran - We Are All Social

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    Aubrey de Grey - Be Curious in Two Ways

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    Lindsey Stirling - To Find Yourself, Forget the Mountaintop

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    Leonard Mlodinow is Curious about Quantum Gravity

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    Parag Khanna - Can Complex Geopolitical Events be Untangled?

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

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

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

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    Joshua Overbay - Don't be a Slave to Certainty

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

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

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    Baratunde Thurston - The difference "difference" makes

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    Suketu Bhavsar - Physics of "Why?"

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    Autistic Savant Daniel Tammet - Sharp Cheese and Loud Shirts

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    Hugh Herr - Man, Mind and Machine

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

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    Stefan Sagmeister - To Break the Rules, Know the Rules

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    Daphne Miller - The Jungle Effect

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    Howard Bloom - The Global Brain

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    Sean Carroll - Disorder Gives Time its Direction

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    Ellen McGirt - Bring out the Inner Inventor in You

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    Philippe Petit - Create Something Magical in Your Life

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    Brendan Greeley - Technology, the News and Newspapers

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    Jon Landau - At the Heart of Every Movie

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

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

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

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    Janelle Monae - Go Cards!

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    Janelle Monae - Go Wildcats!

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

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

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    Will Allen - Innovation Happens from the Ground up

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

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

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

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

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

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    Julian Beever - Creating sidewalk illusions

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    IdeaFestival 2009, Louisville. Commercial

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    Bridget Brennan - The Female Factor

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    Richard Kogan - Mozart's Genius

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

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    Kenn Parks - Our One Planet

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    Imaculee Ilibagiza - Forgiving and other Beautiful Ideas

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    Amy Chua - Diversity as Strategic Asset

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    Bjarke Ingels - Creative constraints as the big idea

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    Jane McGonigal - Real life games

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    David Mohney - Curry Stone Prize and humanitarian design

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    Peter King - Ninjustsu

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    John Gauntt - "Community trumps technology"

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    Katrina Firlik - "We Are Our Brains"

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    Wes Janz and Antonio Scarpone - The Curry Stone Design Prize

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    Will Shortz - The "grab-bag brain"

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

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    Vova Galchenko - What juggling has taught him

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    Kiley Lane - How the IdeaFestival has inspired her

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    IDEAFESTIVAL - 2008, Louisville Sept 25-27

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    Jeffrey Manber - "Branding Randomness"

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    IF Conversations - Jeffrey Schwartz

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    IF Conversations - Laurence Gonzales

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    Richard Kogan on the versatility of Leonard Bernstein

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    Craig Nevill-Manning - IF Conversation

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    IF Conversations - Cameron Sinclair

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    Ethan Zuckerman - IdeaFestival Conversations

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    Dirk Brockmann - IF Conversations

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    Homaro Cantu - "Bringing a fresh perspective to food"

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    Ruby Lerner - IF Conversations

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    Mindy Faber - IF Conversations

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    James McLurkin on Robot Swarms - IF Conversations

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    IdeaFestival 2008 Promo

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    Michio Kaku on Time Travel - IF Conversations

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    Nicholas Kristof - IF Conversations

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    IF Conversations - Karen Walker

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    IF Conversations - Charles E. Pogue

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    IF Conversations - Tiffany Shlain, Filmmaker