The walking idea machine is hoping the citizens of the Internet will adopt his new 10 Commandments for solving this growing—and growing!—problem. Fast Company spoke with Anderson (not by email) to learn more.
Email is an unavoidable burden for most, and an undeniable time-suck for all. But now, social startup 410 Labs is trying to fix our email woes with Shortmail.com, a service the Baltimore-based company considers the Twitter of email.
This year's 100 Most Creative People offers our own, idiosyncratic perspective on business. The selections reflect the breadth of news ideas and new pursuits at play in our business landscape. Here we present the top 10 from our list of innovators.
"At TED, every time we've listened to radical openness, we've been grateful," says Chris Anderson, 53. As chief curator of TED — the Long Beach, California, conference of multidisciplinary luminaries turned viral-video phenomenon turned cultural juggernaut — the Brit has guided it into a newly global, open-source phase this year.
The Virginia Quarterly Review took a close look at Wired editor Chris Anderson's upcoming book Free, and discovered that entire passages appear to match entries in Wikipedia verbatim. Says reviewer Waldo Jaquith: