Pure Genius

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


Q&A: Glen Whitney, MoMath founder, on math's image problem

Whitney talked about why math is misunderstood in the U.S. and why quiet people are more likely to be salesmen than librarians.


Q&A: Mark Dytham, PechaKucha co-founder, on connecting with creative people around us

The international sensation PechaKucha nights are like show-and-tell for the world-renowned and the obscure alike. Call it a new kind of social network.


Q&A: Tiffani Williams, computer scientist, on creating an open source tree of life

The Open Tree of Life project combines years' worth of segmented scientific research in an effort to create a 'Wikipedia' of plant and animal species.