Innovation | August 26, 2015
See Like an Ethnographer: Leah Hunter on Embracing Your Vision
— Renowned cultural ethnographer and tech forecaster Leah Hunter gave an inspiring keynote, dubbed “How to See the Future,” at the International Startup Festival 2015. The talk identifies three key methods to embrace your natural creativity, follow your intuition, and see the world with refreshing curiosity. While certainly reflective of Hunter’s own personal experiences, these insights are also informed by her intensive research following Fortune 100 brands and some of...
Exclusives | August 26, 2015
The Expert Guide: Introducing New Speaker Randall Lane
— If you’ve read Forbes Magazine recently, you’ve witnessed Randall Lane’s incredible editorial influence: by emphasizing the achievements of young innovators and disrupters, he’s helped the magazine reach millions of new readers. Lane is also the creator of the Forbes
Digital and Social Media | August 25, 2015
First Look: Shlomo Benartzi’s New Book, The Smarter Screen
— Behavioral economist Shlomo Benartzi’s new book is set to launch on October 6, 2015, and it’s called The Smarter Screen: What Your Business Can Learn from the Way Consumers Think Online. Co-written with science writer
Innovation | August 25, 2015
How Privacy Fuels Creativity: Sarah Lewis in IAPP Video
— In this impactful clip, author and critic Sarah Lewis re-affirms the importance of privacy as an essential element of the creative process—and one we often overlook. Speaking at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2015, Lewis argues: “putting something out there in the world requires a temporary removal from it. I started to realize that these private domains have nothing to do with actual space—they’re about cultivating...
Arts and Pop Culture | August 24, 2015
First Look: Molly Crabapple’s New Book, Drawing Blood
— VICE editor and world-famous visual artist Molly Crabapple’s new book hits stores on December 1, 2015 from HarperCollins. Described as “an unforgettable memoir of the years between 9/11 and the Occupy movement—in New York City and around the world—by the renowned underground artist and journalist,” Drawing Blood...
Exclusives | August 21, 2015
Lavin Weekly #3: Fishman, Bazelon, Majd, & Garrett
— 1. People Keep Talking about Charles Fishman’s Latest Article...
Ta-Nehisi Coates reads from his new work, Between the World and Me—a slim but powerful book on race and America.