Photography: Courtesy of Chicago Ideas Week
The third annual confab runs from October 14 to 20 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (tickets $15; chicagoideas.com).
Best-selling New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell on how personal choices change lives
Iron Chef’s Cat Cora on food’s power to bring people together
Almost-founders of Facebook Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss on what’s next in innovation
Former developer at Electronic Arts Bing Gordon on the future of video games
PayPal founder Max Levchin on modern entrepreneurialism