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Auteurship at Pixar: Great Ideas Come From Great People

This year, the Dent Library included the new book Creativity, Inc, and it’s one of the best business books I’ve ever read. Every time I finish a chapter I feel like I’ve gotten a book’s worth of knowledge out of it. It’s also full of insights into the movie making process and Pixar, and one […]

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Dent Launches Scholarship Program for 2016 Conference

We're very excited to announce that thanks to several generous and early Alchemist-level Dent registrants, we'll be able to provide a scholarship program to Dent 2016.

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Future Toys: Our Comic-Con Panel

At our third Comic-Con panel, panelists will discuss how new technologies such as A.I., mobile computing and robotics are powering the latest toys are changing the future of play.

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Rise of the Aqua(wo)man: Our Comic-Con Panel

In this Comic-Con session, panelists will discuss how aquanauts are living undersea for extended periods and how science is extending the abilities of humans.

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Building the Holodeck: Our Comic-Con Panel

We are again orchestrating a number of science and technology themed panels to be held at San Diego Comic-Con this year.

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Introducing the Dent highlight video

Those of you who joined us in Sun Valley this past March might remember a few folks wandering around with video cameras, or maybe Kyle Kesterson's drone flying around.

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Denters Headed to San Diego Comic-Con

Who is headed to San Diego in July? We have some big things planned for Comic-Con, including a VR demo zone.

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Former NFL Linebacker & Bowtie Cause Founder Dhani Jones will join us at Dent 2016

We’re really excited to announce that Dhani Jones, who played in the NFL as a Linebacker for about a decade, but also made up his own major in college (“Self-Representation”), is the founder of the Bowtie Cause, and a poet — will be joining us on stage next year as a speaker at Dent 2016. […]

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Want a Creative, Successful Team? Optimize For Q

Research indicates communities containing an optimal mix of long-time collaborators along with "new blood" participants are more creative.

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Sun Valley Resort's Lodge remodel will be complete on June 15th

Those of us at Dent this year couldn't help but notice that the entire Sun Valley Lodge was closed for construction, hidden away behind fences and signs that said "Hard Hats Required."

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PATH Launches "Reach" Campaign in a Fireside Chat with Bill Gates

This morning, PATH, the Seattle-bases non profit headed by Denter Steve Davis, launched their “Reach” campaign, designed to raise a $100 million dollar fund (of which more than $74 million has been raised) to “reach health equity.”  The fund is focused on making progress with women’s reproductive health and with the health of children under […]

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Tweets of the Week: Jugaad, Scorpions, and Magnetic Tea

Top tweeted links from the Dent Sun Valley 2016 community this week.

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Mark Duncan, Consulting Detective: Dent 2015 Session Now in the Video Library

We've been building out the Dent Video Library over the past few weeks, adding a bunch of sessions from this year's event. Today we added video from Mark Duncan's fireside chat interview, Lessons From a Consulting Detective.

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Denter Ramez Naam Releases APEX, the Third and Final Novel in His Sci-Fi Trilogy

APEX, the third (and final) book in the Nexus trilogy from Denter Ramez Naam, has just hit the shelves.

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Have you ever wanted a mouse pointer on your phone controlled by your thumbnail?

No? Really? Why not?

Researchers at MIT apparently really wanted to be able to do this, so they figured out a way.

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