Quotes of the day:
Economist Emily Oster: "Not having sex is like an investment, so you value it more the longer you expect to live in the future." (About AIDS in Africa)
"Lost" creator JJ Abrams: "Mystery is more important that knowledge."
Participant Production’s Jeff Skoll: "I asked John Gardne how to best use the money I made co-founding eBay, and he told me: Bet on good people doing good things."
MoMA design curator Paola Antonelli: "I’m Italian, and in Italy design is normal."
ARUP head of foresight Chris Luebkeman: "We brought CO2 emissions for power and heath to zero: it’s good, but not good enough." (About designing a new sustainable city in China)
Former Curitiba mayor Jaime Lerner: "Cities are not the problem: they are the solution."
Designer Eames Demetrios: "The role of the designers is about anticipating the needs of the guest and make them feel good."
Nokia’s Jan Chipchase: "This is pure street-up innovation." (About the use of cell phones for money transfer in Uganda)