Bobbi Brown: Nude lipstick and life lessons

Bobbi Brown’s mother would not let her quit college. After dropping out of three schools, Bobbi’s mother sat her down and asked, if it was her birthday and she could […]

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Hilary Mason: There’s beauty in data science

Hilary Mason is more than just a microblog solutions finder (tweeters owe her big time) or web analytics optimizer. The Chief Scientist and head hell-raiser over at bitly, is a […]

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Sanjay Poonen: Design thinking and dreaming big

“Software is just about the most boring topic in general,” admits Sanjay Poonen, Head of Technology Solutions & Mobile at SAP. “So you have to make it creative.” The self-described […]

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Diane von Furstenberg: Stay true to your brand

Young Diane von Furstenberg didn’t know what she wanted to do, but she knew what she wanted to be. In the large scope of things, she wanted to be driving […]

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Steve Brown welcomes the robots

Steve Brown wears well his title as Chief Evangelist for computing giant Intel, spilling over with enthusiasm for the possibilities of the digital future. His passion for computers emerged at […]

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Barry Diller: Trusting instincts and doing damage

Barry Diller is a big believer in the purity of decisions and ideas. Listen to your instincts, the famous media mogul counsels, and don’t forget that “any new idea is […]

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Neri Oxman: The mythologies of the not yet

Neri Oxman, Director of the MIT Media Lab’s Mediated Matter group, weaves a mind-bending mixture of science, literature, art, design and futuristic concepts. Oxman’s thinking draws on ancient mythology and […]

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Philippe Starck: A genius and a toothbrush

“Elitism is the essence of vulgarity,” proclaimed Philippe Starck, as he watched the clock ticking down his time on stage at C2-MTL. “We can have more when we have less,” […]

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Chris Bangle: Know your metaphor (and love your dog)

Whether he’s upending conventional wisdom, taking potshots at management types or comparing his own profession to a dog, Chris Bangle has come to C2-MTL to shake people out of their […]

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Blake Mycoskie: Creativity, commerce – and giving

Sometimes life happens when you’re busy doing something else. This was certainly the case with Blake Mycoskie. In 2006, while taking a month off in Argentina from the daily stressors […]

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