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 »
Mars One

Mars or Bust. How might Mars One’s Reality-TV colony govern itself?

Bas Lansdorp is no stranger to big ideas. Prior to Mars One, he co-founded Dutch energy start-up Ampyx. But Lansdorp’s current goal of putting humans on Mars makes the jump from big ideas to gargantuan ones. More »

Taking the law online:’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 »

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 »

A Millennial’s Dystopia: Want us to dream? Give us a sci-fi of social technology.

As a child, I read Heinlein and Asimov. I scribbled short stories in marble notebooks about time-machines and interstellar explorers. In short, I dreamed sci-fi dreams. More »

Hacking the immigration system with RSE: Seafaring start-up incubator Blueseed taking to the high seas.

Hundreds of entrepreneurs are already lined up to hit the high seas aboard floating tech incubator Blueseed. More »

FastCo: Meet Generation Flux — our institutions were not built for today’s chaotic world.

The next decade or two will be defined more by fluidity than by any new, settled paradigm; if there is a pattern to all this, it is that there is no pattern. The most valuable insight is that we are, in a critical sense, in a time of chaos. More »

Free Radicals: The creative anarchy of science.

Isaac Newton once stuck a blunt needle into his eye, just to see what would happen. More »

A start-up incubator to end humanity’s need for blood drives.

What if a doctor with a great idea could walk across the street and turn it into a start-up? In Aurora, Colorado, they can. More »

The next Industrial Revolution begins on your desktop.

We are poised for a Third Industrial Revolution, but it’s going to look a lot different than those of the past. More »