Fast Company's Innovation Uncensored 2013 at New York City's Terminal 5 on May 23rd and 24th featured some of the most innovative minds in business today, from Warby Parker CEO Neil Blumenthal to Tumblr founder David Karp.

Fast Company Editor-in-Chief Robert Safian kicked things off.

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Guests check out Cisco's augmented reality booth.

Fast Company Editor in Chief Robert Safian talks to Tumblr founder David Karp. Among other things, they discussed Storyboard, a news gathering experiment that Tumblr recently shuttered. Karp called it "a pretty ambitious experiment," adding, "We didn't find a formula for it." Listen here.

An audience member participates in one of the days Q&A sessions.

Fast Company columnist and How To Be Black author Baratunde Thurston keeps the crowd engaged between panels and presentations.

The Online News Association's Jeanne Brooks has got a question!

Fast Company Executive Editor Noah Robischon hosts a panel with Christina Miller, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Turner Sports Strategy, Marketing and Programming, and NBA Digital; Blair Taylor, chief community officer, Starbucks; Joseph Tripodi, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer, The Coca-Cola Company. "If you're gaming all day, sitting in your fanny, you shouldn't have 10 Cokes a day," Tripodi said. "You should have 10 Coke Zeros." Listen here.

Fast Company senior writer Chuck Salter hosted a live theater experiment, telling the story of how New York City innovated during Hurricane Sandy. Panelist-players included Rachel Haot, Chief Digital Officer, City of New York; Jessica Lawrence, Executive Director, NY Tech Meetup Emily Rahimi, Social and Digital Media Manager, New York City Fire Department; Nigel Snoad, Product Manager, Google Crisis Response. Listen here.

Fast Company Editorial Director, Digital Tyler Gray spoke with chef, restauranteur, and television personality Mario Batali about social media, rule-breaking, and whether or not real carbonara has cream. Listen for the answer below. (Some NSFW content--this was Innovation Uncensored, after all.)

An audience member asked Mario Batali about whether the restaurant considers the plight of predators when selecting what foods to serve--in particular, cheetahs. Batali vowed on the spot never to serve cheetah.

Mario Batali said his approach to dealing with haters on Twitter is to retweet their messages verbatim.

Cocktails at Terminal 5.

Fast Company writer Austin Carr hosted a conversation between BuzzFeed founder and CEO Jonah Peretti and Steve Stoute, Founder, CEO, Translation. Listen here.

Jonah Berger, James G. Campbell Assistant Professor of Marketing, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Author, Contagious, presents one of the day's 7-Minute Master Classes. Listen here.

Berger's topic: A smarter kind of viral.

Jonah Berger signs copies of his book, Contagious, for event attendees.

Snack time.

Fast Company senior writer Chuck Salter and guest.

Fast Company senior writer Chuck Salter and guest.

Fast Company senior writer Danielle Sacks and guests.

Fast Company senior writer Danielle Sacks and guests.

Event host and Fast Company columnist Baratunde Thurston.

Event host and Fast Company columnist Baratunde Thurston.

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A Few Highlights From Innovation Uncensored New York 2013

Did you miss the opportunity to meld minds with some of the most creative people in business today? Don't be sad—we've got you covered. Here are a few of the many highlights from #IUNY13!

This week's Fast Company Innovation Uncensored conference brought together an astonishing collection of innovative people for two days of networking and events. Couldn't make it? We've pulled together some of the events' best moments for you here (thought to be honest, it was pretty difficult to choose)!

"Renovation is innovation"—Listen to chef Mario Batali in conversation with Fast CompanyEditorial Director Tyler Gray:

Diane von Furstenberg on Twitter: "What I think is so special about it is, you can actually be intimate with the universe."—Listen to the fashion mogul in conversation with the founder of Square and Twitter, Jack Dorsey:

"We trust our friends. We don't trust ads."—Wharton professor Jonah Berger on virality:

"If we do too much storytelling ourselves, the fear is that we're going to take away from our community of storytellers."—Tumblr founder David Karp, talking to Fast Company Editor-in-Chief Robert Safian:

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