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The American writer Dorye Roettger observed in 1932 (a tough time for optimists), "There are no problems - only opportunities." This spirit animates the many brilliant, committed people who haven't let doom and gloom stop them from innovating. The TED conference is where the best and brightest share the fruits of their dreams and labours.
The great Michael Lewis is probably the best and most readable chronicler of the current financial crisis. In this fascinating piece, he investigates the collapse of Iceland, and finds that mass delusion and lack of dissenting voices, products of Iceland's provincial and isolated culture, were keys to this "perfect bubble" and ensuing disaster.