Remix Summit

Founders Stories

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Amanda Sharp, creator of the Frieze Art Fair, shares personal stories along with the founders of some of the most exciting organizations around today.



Gov't Furlough in New York City: One Woman's Story

Thursday, October 10, 2013

In the New York area there are nearly 46,000 federal employees —and many of them have been on furlough since Oct. 1, because they're considered non-essential. Shawnee Swinton is one of them. She's a Health and Human Services civil rights investigator. She's worried about the work piled up in her office, but she's also worried about how she'll pay her bills if the furlough continues much longer.



Why we fall into a good book

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Writer Jonathan Gottschall explores why the real world falls away when we hear a good story... 

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The Takeaway

From the E3 Conference to Interactive Storytelling: Why Videogames Matter

Thursday, June 17, 2010

This week, thousands of gaming professionals from around the world are gathering in Los Angeles for the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo. Buzz is building around new gaming toys, including Microsoft's "Kinect": a camera-based controller that watches your every move, and lets your body serve as the joystick. But while these new technologies will change how we play video games, Tom Bissell says videogames have already begun changing in a more fundamental way.

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