Maria Popova is the editor of Brain Pickings, a curated inventory of miscellaneous interestingness. She writes for Wired UK, The Atlantic and GOOD, and spends a shameful amount of time on Twitter.


Maria Popova
A Voice for LGBTQ in the Middle East
06.01.11

Interview with Esra'a Al Shafei, founder of Ahwaa, a portal for LGBTQ issues in the Middle East


Maria Popova
Educating for a Future Within Our Sight
04.28.11

Interview with Rita J. King about reimagining the future of education and work.


Maria Popova
Coffee Common
04.07.11



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D-Build
02.28.11

A streamlined approach to dismantling and recycling buildings.


Maria Popova
COMMON
02.02.11

Report on Alex Bogusky and Rob Schuham's COMMON project marrying capitalism and social change.


Maria Popova
The Age of Coworking: Collaborative Consumption for the Creative Community
01.24.11

Report on the new (golden) age of coworking.


Maria Popova
Rise of the Micro-Medici
12.23.10

On the value of microfunding creative ideas that stem from a single mind.


Maria Popova
Helping People Help Their Narratives
12.20.10

Interview with Andrew McGregor, founder of The Tiziano Project


Maria Popova
CEOs for Cities Community Challenge: Robust Public Life
11.19.10

A CEOs for Cities conference held in Detroit in November 2010 sought to define and quantify the magnetic force of a metropolis.


Maria Popova
Malcolm Gladwell Is #Wrong
10.06.10

Response to Malcolm Gladwell's New Yorker magazine essay, "Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted."


Maria Popova
Death to Design Awards
08.31.10

Essay attacking design awards for stifling innovation


Maria Popova
The Language of Design Imperialism
07.29.10

Essay on the flawed language used to describe humanitarian design efforts and what it indicates.



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