Peter Hopkins is the co-founder and president of Big Think. An entrepreneur and expert on e-learning, Hopkins has made appearances on NPR, CNN, and "The Colbert Report." Prior to founding Big Think along with fellow Harvard alum Victoria Brown, Hopkins was a Producer for the "Charlie Rose" show on PBS, where he oversaw the American politics segments. He is a cum laude graduate of Harvard University, where he received a BA Political Economy and was an editor and member of the Executive Board at The Crimson.
Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) Advocate Peter Hopkins gives a unique insight into the battle over online intellectual property protections. According to Hopkins, small content innovators are tackling a problem […]
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Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner’s announcement yesterday of a non-plan of action on a new banking bailout invited not only immediate criticism, but also its first counter-proposal. Hot off the presses, […]
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