Pure Genius

Inside the creative mind. Meet today's most brilliant thinkers, designers and other thought leaders.


Q&A: Mark Katz, professor, on bringing hip hop into academia

The head of UNC-Chapel Hill's Music Department and amateur turntablist discusses taking business lessons from DJs and teaching the world to make beats.


Q&A: Dave Hakkens, designer of Phonebloks, on reinventing smartphone design

Dutch designer Dave Hakkens has a radical idea: build a modular, customizable smartphone.


Q&A: Rob Hart, photojournalist, on how tech is disrupting the media

Why a photojournalist who was replaced by a reporter with an iPhone still loves disruptive technology.