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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

Brian Forde Speaker

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

Lucy Hawking Speaker

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

"Calm your mind; change your world" proclaims Michael Acton Smith in his new book

“Calm your mind; change your world” proclaims Michael Acton Smith in his new book

Michael Acton Smith OBE is a leading serial tech entrepreneur, and founder of the entertainment company and global brand Mind Candy. Chartwell’s Leo von Bülow-Quirk met with Michael to discuss his latest project, “Calm”. Michael co-founded Calm in 2012, a project that aims to make mindfulness accessible for all. Drawing from his new book and

Read the official preview of "Live This Book!" by best-selling author Tom Chatfield

Read the official preview of “Live This Book!” by Tom Chatfield, a cutting edge thinker and best-selling author on digital culture

Tom Chatfield, a leading writer, thinker and speaker on technology and digital culture, has released an official preview of his forthcoming publication “Live This Book!” (Penguin, August 2015). Tom is interested in improving our experiences and relationship with the digital world. The premise of his sixth book is simple: “That it is more important than ever for us to give

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