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Citizens of Innovation Nation

Marian Salzman | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business
Marian Salzman

There's increasingly a social dimension to innovation, as a new crop of visionaries is addressing global challenges using the tools of connectivity.

PopTech 2011: Food for the Mind and the Spirit

Jeffrey Hollender | Posted 12.26.2011 | Impact
Jeffrey Hollender

PopTech is often called the "other TED." This is meant as a compliment, but it's actually a disservice to the gathering in Camden, ME, that celebrates social innovation. PopTech is so much more.

Steve Jobs, Pop!Tech 2011, and Compassion

Swati Desai, Ph.D., LCSW | Posted 12.25.2011 | Technology
Swati Desai, Ph.D., LCSW

Steve Jobs was often criticized for his apparent lack of compassion. He was not known for making generous philanthropic donations to worthy causes. Th...

WATCH: PopTech 2011 Conference LIVE

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 12.21.2011 | Technology

The PopTech 2011 conference is underway in Camden, Main. This year's theme? "The World Rebalancing." The gathering brings together thinkers, invent...

PopTech 2010: We're Not In Maine Anymore...

Droga5 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Droga5

Like the great Buckminster Fuller quote ''you only know what it is when you know what it isn't"--you only truly appreciate the ramifications of a uniq...

PopTech 2010: Seductive Ideas That Work

Droga5 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Droga5

In a world where the sexiness of an idea can sometimes overshadow its effectiveness, it's good to see the theme of "ideas that work" so strongly at PopTech 2010.

POPTECH 2010: How Not To Save The World

Droga5 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Droga5

Arriving at solutions that have real impact, but more importantly, don't spawn new problems requires a profound commitment to getting it right. For corporations, this means a number of things.

PopTech Gathers in Camden to Put Ideas Into Action

Droga5 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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Droga5

Today, PopTech is more than an annual conference but a network of innovative people actually doing transformative things across social activism, emerging technology, human rights and economic development, to name only a few.

PopTech 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today the Pop! Tech 2010 conference begins at the Camden Opera House, Maine, which will feature innovators in an ecclectic array of fields from bio-en...

What is Work? America Re-Imagined at Pop Tech (Day 1)

Sharon Glassman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Sharon Glassman

While many of us believe that more money is a motivator, it's actually a stressor that inhibits performance.