We’re throwing away a fortune in plastic every year.

Nov. 15, 2019

David Katz - Plastic Bank, a social enterprise from Canada, says it is monetizing plastic recycling while empowering those most affected by the waste. It works to prevent plastic waste from entering oceans by incentivizing people in developing countries to collect plastic from their communities in exchange for cash or good and services -- be it food, clean water or school tuition for their children.

How to Turn Your Community into a Movement

Nov. 14, 2019

Jennifer Dulski - "When you give people actual goals and responsibilities in your community, then you can create a movement. When someone takes a risk, other people will join. The key thing: embrace your first follower."

The Dawn Of Cheap And Easy DNA Writing

Nov. 14, 2019

Andrew Hessel - “It’s amazing that they get chemical synthesis of DNA to work,” says Andrew Hessel, president of Humane Genomics, which is developing new cancer therapies by reprogramming viruses, and co-founder of Genome Project-write.

Emerge Comes Out of Stealth with $12M in Series A Funding for a Platform That Enables Users to Feel and Share Immersive Content with Bare Hands

Nov. 13, 2019

Sly Lee - “If you think about technologies we have today to keep in touch with our loved ones from a distance, we are extremely limited in our ability to connect and feel present with them,” said Sly Lee, CEO at Emerge. “Even with technologies like XR, you’re still a spectator limited to two senses: sight and sound. We have a 10 year roadmap to build products that create the next paradigms of presence.”

Narratives to Drive Exponential Learning

Nov. 12, 2019

John Hagel - Why are opportunity-based narratives so critical to learning? There are many reasons. They’re a call to action and a key to creating new knowledge is action – people who passively sit around, even if they’re thinking great thoughts, aren’t going to learn as fast as those who are actively trying out new approaches to create value and reflecting on the impact that’s been achieved so that they can refine the approaches to create even more value.

The Hype And Rise Of 3D Printing And Avi Reichental

Nov. 12, 2019

Avi Reichental - Today, Reichental is one of the most well-known names in the 3D printing industry and while wary of Monday morning quarterback syndrome he is well placed to provide insight into the opportunities and challenges facing the additive manufacturing sector.