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Instead of futurists, let's be now-ists: Joi Ito at TED2014

On March 10, 2011, Joi Ito was in the MIT Media Lab, in discussions about whether he should be the next director of the mythical innovation space, when he heard that a major earthquake had hit the Pacific coast of Japan. 801 more words


Onward: Speakers in Session 12 at TED2014

As we celebrate the last three decades of ideas at TED, we’re looking ahead and asking ourselves: what’s next? Each of the speakers in this session looks boldly toward the future, from a media visionary to an entrepreneur reimagining education to two powerful talks on overcoming a difficult past. 110 more words


SXSW Interactive: The Annual Pilgrimage

While it’s impossible to go to SXSW Interactive and see even one tenth of what is presented, we always leave with some favorites and some new ideas. 794 more words


Exclusive: MIT's Joi Ito to join Oblong Industries board

“Minority Report” company welcomes its first outside director.

FORTUNE — Oblong Industries, the privately held maker of conference room technologies, today will announce that Joi Ito, director of the MIT Media Lab, will become the first outsider to join its board of directors. 359 more words