The Top Right in DesignSlate selects five American designers who are both wildly inventive and incredibly practical.
Ben Fry, Information DesignerIn the golden age of data visualization, he helps designers think like programmers, and vice versa.
Phillip Lim, Fashion DesignerHe makes highly stylish designer clothes at a price point that's accessible for nonsocialites.
Jeanne Gang, ArchitectBy carefully rethinking how things are made, Gang elevates green architecture to new heights.
The Top Right in GovernmentSlate selects five American leaders who are both wildly inventive and incredibly practical.
Jonathan Gruber, Professor of Economics, MIT The economics professor who is shaping health care reform at the national and state level.
David Bossie, President and Chairman, Citizens UnitedHow Citizens United changed the American political campaign.
Questions for Michael Crow The president of Arizona State University talks about academic bureaucracy, tenure, and ASU's unusual admissions policy.
Questions for Jonathan Gruber The MIT professor explains his approach to health care and what he is up to next.
Bridge-and-Tunnel VisionNew York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan describes her vision for the city's future.
Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon.comHow he's transforming the e-commerce giant into the biggest name in digital media.
A Q&A With GeoHazards International President Brian TuckerThe civil engineer explains the origins of innovative solutions for disaster relief.
Cynthia Breazeal, Director of the Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media LabBuilding robots that understand human emotions and make people healthier.
John Christakos and Maurice Blanks, Blu DotThe modernist Minnesota design collective that makes durable, delightful furniture affordable.
A Q&A With John Christakos and Maurice BlanksThe founders of Blu Dot talk about their company's name and identity.
Jonathan Ive on DesignIn this clip from Objectified, the Apple guru talks about his design principles.
Michael Crow: "The Challenges We Face"The president of Arizona State University talks about his vision for ASU.
Janette Sadik-Khan, New York City Transportation CommissionerAn urban visionary who cuts through the gridlock.
Gen. James Mattis, USMCThe general who is fighting a constant battle to keep the military innovating.
Michael Crow, President, Arizona State UniversityThe man who is trying to remake the American public university.
The Top Right in TechnologySlate selects five American technology gurus who are both wildly inventive and incredibly practical.
Brian Tucker, President of GeoHazards InternationalWorking with local communities to prevent natural disasters from becoming national catastrophes.
Computers Are Not HumansDavid Ferrucci, lead researcher for IBM's Watson project, on designing a machine that can understand human language.
A Q&A with Khan Academy Founder Salman KhanThe online entrepreneur on the secret to making educational videos.