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.
Jonathan Ive on DesignIn this clip from Objectified, the Apple guru talks about his design principles.
Jeanne Gang, ArchitectBy carefully rethinking how things are made, Gang elevates green architecture to new heights.
John Christakos and Maurice Blanks, Blu DotThe modernist Minnesota design collective that makes durable, delightful furniture affordable.
Bridge-and-Tunnel VisionNew York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan describes her vision for the city's future.
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.
Jonathan Gruber, Professor of Economics, MIT The economics professor who is shaping health care reform at the national and state level.
The Top Right in TechnologySlate selects five American technology gurus who are both wildly inventive and incredibly practical.
A Q&A With Cynthia Breazeal The director of MIT's Personal Robots Group on designing robots that will be useful in our everyday lives.
Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon.comHow he's transforming the e-commerce giant into the biggest name in digital media.
Make Friends With the Robots of TomorrowWatch Kismet, Leonardo, and other creations from Cynthia Breazeal's Personal Robotics Group.
Phillip Lim, Fashion DesignerHe makes highly stylish designer clothes at a price point that's accessible for nonsocialites.
A Q&A With John Christakos and Maurice BlanksThe founders of Blu Dot talk about their company's name and identity.
The Top Right in GovernmentSlate selects five American leaders who are both wildly inventive and incredibly practical.
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.
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.
"People Will Misunderstand You"Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos explains his philosophy on risk.
A Q&A with Khan Academy Founder Salman KhanThe online entrepreneur on the secret to making educational videos.