September 24th, 2013
09:57 PM ET

Lakey Peterson pushing boundaries for women surfers

Male-infested waters.

For years and years, the world of surf was seen as a man's world. But that's all changing as women continue to prove themselves as equals.

We're not talking about Gidget or those girls in Blue Crush.

We're talking about 18-year-old Lakey Peterson from California who is doing things that women have never done before on a surfboard in competition until now.

Erin Burnett has the story.

Filed under: I.D.E.A. • Sports
September 19th, 2013
09:38 PM ET

eHarmony moves into job recruiting business

After watching his online dating company struggle against increased competition, Neil Warren came out of retirement with an IDEA to revive eHarmony.

He also says if you like it, it will change the world.

Erin Burnett reports.

Filed under: I.D.E.A. • Tech
September 12th, 2013
09:10 PM ET

New device eliminates all Internet ads

We're all being watched. It's a concept that's hardly shocking these days. Write an email, and shortly after an ad pops up telling you where to buy that thing you were looking for.

If you're growing weary of the web, a high school dropout from Atlanta may have the solution.

Thirty-one-year-old Chad Russell has invented a device that lets you to surf the web with zero ads. It's a controversial IDEA that's poised to disrupt the tech world in a big and fundamental way.

Dan Simon was among the first to get his hands on this new technology and he's OutFront with the story.

Filed under: I.D.E.A. • Tech
August 23rd, 2013
09:57 AM ET

Black Girls Code bridges digital divide

Silicon Valley is a universe dominated by white men, and get this - only 3% of all women in tech are African American.

Kimberly Bryant is trying to turn that on its head with "Black Girls Code."

It's an IDEA that has caught the attention of Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg.

Dan Simon has the story.

Filed under: I.D.E.A. • Tech
August 21st, 2013
02:31 PM ET

'Night Film' author Marisha Pessl combines text and film to enhance novel

When promoting their books, authors don't usually have the resources available to them that filmmakers and television producers do.

5 questions for 'Night Film' author Marisha Pessl

But one writer's I.D.E.A. could change that forever.

Erin Burnett has the story.

Filed under: I.D.E.A.
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