Once you dream, you have to do. The speakers in Session 6 have spent their careers giving form to ideas. They are makers, builders, artists and implementers — all with fascinating ideas about what it means to be a creative person.
The speakers who appeared in this session. Click on their name to read a full recap of their talk:
In his film “Mars et Avril,” Martin Villeneuve brings his sci-fi romance graphic novel to glorious life.
Andrew McAfee studies how information technology affects businesses and society.
Dong Woo Jang turns an unusual stick of bamboo into an archer’s bow — an exploration of his cultural heritage and a metaphor for his perfect world.
Jinsop Lee is an industrial designer who believes that great design appeals to all five senses.
Barb Stuckey makes food for a living — and wants to help you taste things better.
Yu “Jordy” Fu‘s dream is to make this world a better place through art, design and architecture.
Jacky Myint designed the boundary-breaking news feature “Snow Fall” for NYTimes.com.
At Novalia, Kate Stone and her team use ordinary printing presses to manufacture interactive electronics, which combine touch-sensitive ink technology and printed circuits into unique and cost-effective products.
A paper on carbon nanotubes, a biology lecture on antibodies and a flash of insight led 15-year-old Jack Andraka to design a cheaper, more sensitive pancreatic cancer test.