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Best-selling author Matt Ridley publishes “The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge”

Matt Ridley, the New York Times best-selling author of “The Rational Optimist”, has returned with a fascinating argument for evolution that aims to dispel a “dangerous, widespread myth: that we can command and control our world.” His new book, “The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge” (HarperCollins, 2015) argues that humanity’s most important achievements

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MIT’s Brian Forde at WIRED Money 2015

Brian Forde, the Director of Digital Currency at MIT Media Labs recently spoke at the WIRED Money 2015 Summit. His presentation explains the history and future innovations of Bitcoin, and digital currency. He speaks with passion and authority on how companies and governments should be approaching the rapid adoption of emerging technologies, and channeling these

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NY Times best-selling author Matt Ridley discusses the green scare problem

Writing for the Wall Street Journal, best-selling author Matt Ridley discusses the green scare problem, and the danger of raising constant alarms. He explains a few of the environmental threats over the past few decades that have been greatly exaggerated, and the ultimate expense of Obama’s plan to cut carbon-dioxide emissions, which could cost the U.S. up

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Brian Forde joins the MIT Media Lab as director of digital currency

Brian Forde, the former White House senior advisor for mobile and data innovation, has joined the MIT Media Lab as director of digital currency. In this newly created position, Brian will coordinate a broad research initiative focused on creating safe, stable and secure digital currencies. During his time at the White House, Brian was key to creating the

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We’re so excited to be representing Lucy Hawking

Chartwell is delighted that the best selling science author and writer Lucy Hawking has joined our roster of exclusive speakers. Lucy is a terrific story-teller who loves explaining complex science to non-science audiences. She has spoken around the world – in 2015 she keynoted at the Sydney Opera House alongside a hologram of her father,

NY Times best-selling author Matt Ridley to publish “The Evolution of Everything”

Matt Ridley is a best-selling author, scientist and columnist. A brilliant speaker on innovation and global trends, his forthcoming book, “The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge” (HarperCollins, September 2015), argues that humanity’s most important achievements develop from the bottom up, and counters conventional assumptions that major scientific and social imperatives are dictated by top-down

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