It’s been a busy week here at The UP Experience, we’re finalizing the speaker lineup for UP 2011, announcing some of great new speakers and giving away great books from past speakers. But, our speakers have got us beat! Check out what some UP alumni speakers have been up to:
UP 09 Speaker Dan Ariely’s research continues to make the news, this time the topic is lessons learned from IKEA’s success. Check out this great article from BNET, The IKEA Effect: Why Consumers Buy “Assembly Required” Products.
UP 08 speaker Steve Wozniak, gave a graduation address at Michigan State University where amidst upbeat advice to the graduates he warned that the artificial intelligence we’re so busy inventing will one day make our species irrelevant.
John Mariani, who took the stage at UP 08, has released his predictions on who will take home this year’s prestigious James Beard awards.
Our esteemed speaker and emcee David Eagleman continues to make appearances in major news outlets, this week with a profile in the Financial Times that takes a look at his work and upcoming book, Incognito.
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