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Posts By Thayer Warne

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How Design Becomes Radical Social Change
3 years ago

How Design Becomes Radical Social Change

By  •  POLICY

Most good designers will tell you that design is not useful unless it directly serves the need of the end-user. And yet, finding out what the end user actually wants—and …
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Reflections from a North Korea Tour Guide
3 years ago

Reflections from a North Korea Tour Guide

By  •  TRAVEL

North Korea’s alleged attack on Sony’s computer systems in November, 2014 ignited a firestorm of hype that transformed The Interview from just another Franco-Rogen buddy movie into the most anticipated …
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The Beauty in Tragedy: Review of Me, Earl and the Dying Girl
3 years ago

The Beauty in Tragedy: Review of Me, Earl and the Dying Girl

By  •  ART

Winning both the Grand Jury and Audience Awards at Sundance Film Festival is not an unprecedented achievement. After Fruitvale in 2013 and Whiplash last year, Me, Earl and the Dying …
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Hacking Collaboration: The Perfect Dinner Party
3 years ago

Hacking Collaboration: The Perfect Dinner Party

The magic of the dinner party continued on May 20th as IVY celebrated its third Innovator Dinner, presented by Cadillac.

Hosted by IVY and Chief Creative Officer of BCBGMAXAZRIA Group, …
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Inside the Brain of an Angel Investor
3 years ago

Inside the Brain of an Angel Investor

By  •  VENTURE

Meet IVY Member David Carrico, former philosophy buff, Angel Investor, and entrepreneur whose first company, EvntLive Inc, was acquired by Yahoo! in December of 2013. As an investor, David has …
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Tech Investors Take On Washington—Can They Save Our Economy?
3 years ago

Tech Investors Take On Washington—Can They Save Our Economy?

By  •  POLICY

Washington D.C. is about to get a wake-up call—from tech investors.

As the economy crawls along and Congress deliberates over an economic policy that makes sense, there are a few voices that are conspicuously …
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Books Are Not Dying, and Here’s Why
3 years ago

Books Are Not Dying, and Here’s Why

By  •  VENTURE

Predictions for the future of the book have never been great, even when Gutenberg was alive. In the wake of the digital revolution, the longevity of the book industry seemed particularly bleak, …
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Former US Ambassador Says This is the Future of Giving
3 years ago

Former US Ambassador Says This is the Future of Giving

What are the most impactful non-profits of this generation?

There are perhaps few people better equipped to answer this question than Tom Riley, former U.S. Ambassador to Morocco. From 2004-2009, …
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House Hunting This Summer? Advice from an Expert
3 years ago

House Hunting This Summer? Advice from an Expert

When it comes to making a successful real estate investment, understanding the “little secrets” in each market is key. As entrepreneur Robert Kiyoaski noted, “The problem with real estate is …
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How to Use Elite Sports for Social Impact
3 years ago

How to Use Elite Sports for Social Impact

Does playing sports help you succeed in life?

The answer appears to be yes. A recent study by the Women Athletes Business Network shows that a female executives are more …
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