2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Biz Stone in Conversation with Steven Johnson

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Join Twitter co-founder, Jelly co-founder and author of 'Things A Little Bird Told Me,' Biz Stone, with Steven Johnson, celebrated author and now host of PBS' How We Got To Now', in conversation about our connected society, the science and nature of collaborative networks, creativity, and how great ideas are born into existence.



Biz Stone



Biz Stone is an American entrepreneur and co-founder of Twitter. Today, Biz is Co-Founder and CEO of Jelly, a new way to search with pictures and people in your social networks. A progenitor of social media, Stone has been developing large scale systems that facilitate the open exchange of information for more than fifteen years. Having started out as an artist, Biz stresses creativity, learning from mistakes, and celebrating the triumph of humanity with a little help from technology. INC Magazine named him Entrepreneur of the Decade, TIME listed him as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, and GQ named him Nerd of the Year.


Steven Johnson


Steven Berlin Johnson

Steven Johnson is the best selling author of eight books on science and technology, including The Ghost Map, Where Good Ideas Come From, and Future Perfect. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages. He's also the co-creator of three influential websites, most recently outside.in which was acquired by AOL in 2011, and an advisor to many other startups, including Betaworks, Medium and Jelly. He is the host and co-creator of the new PBS and BBC television series How We Got To Now, airing in the fall of 2014. He lives in Marin County, California with his wife and three sons.

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