March 9, 2013 Austin TX

What if SXSW and TED had a lovechild with Peter Thiel? Meet ‘Voice & Exit’. March 9, 2013.

Voice & Exit is an upcoming conference featuring twelve short talks about major innovation in social entrepreneurship and radical community. More »
Alan Moore

Review: Is the ‘post-industrial economy’ just radical social entrepreneurship?

Review: No Straight Lines: Making Sense of our Non-Linear World by Alan Moore, Bloodstone Books (UK) 2011 More »
Justice

Taking the law online: Judge.me’s plan to build the future of legal systems.

All around the world, people struggle with expensive legal fees and backlogged courts. Judges are sometimes biased or corrupt. Political agendas tilt the scales of justice. In many places in the developing world, courts are used almost exclusively by elites. But if 26-year old Peter-Jan Celis has his way, this is all bound to change. More »
Richard Feynman

Physicist Richard Feynman’s science lesson for entrepreneurs: Challenge authority.

“If it disagrees with experiment, it is wrong!” roars Richard Feynman in a video recently dusted off by NPR. The clip, on the foundations of science, is only 63 seconds — but its power is clear. More »
The Death of Socrates by Jacques-Louis David

Social Entrepreneurship Isn’t Enough: Why we must think radically.

John Elkington at McKinsey and Company asks: Can social entrepreneurs create the necessary large-scale change to solve the problems of our world? He answers simply, “No.” More »
Mouchot invention

Is the patent system plundering our Golden Age of invention?

Well, yes and no. Our age of invention must be defended. More »
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Free Cities: Urban start-ups for our connected future.

Many of the greatest innovations in human history are those that change the ways we connect with one another. Everything from the written word, to the printing press, to Facebook and Skype has allowed people to form closer connections and organize themselves, even across geography and borders. More »