Our worldwide Salons are now online!
Internet Borderlands, Digital Tribes - Salon. Wednesday May 27 - BOOK
How to Use Couples Therapy Wisdom in All Areas of Life - Salon. Saturday May 30 - BOOK
Doing Better at... Funding Scientific Research - Talks. Sunday May 31 - BOOK
Do the Victors Write History? - Salon. Tuesday June 2 - BOOK
Are There Too Many Entrepreneurs? How "More" Can Be "Good" - Salon. Thursday June 4 - BOOK
Thinking Slow > Thinking Fast? - Salon. Saturday June 6 - BOOK
Welcome to the Interintellect! We're building a new way to be a prolific and successful intellectual in the 21st century.
All our events are currently online. Before this, we hosted IRL salons in London, Oxford, New York City, Los Angeles, Mountain View, Menlo Park, Brussels, Berlin, Atlanta, and Mumbai.
A Place for the Young (Urbanism Series, Part 2) - Salon. Monday June 8 - BOOK
The Life of the Others: The Immigrant's Experience - Salon. Wednesday June 10 - BOOK
The Mask and the Wearer: What Is a Person's Reputation? - Salon. Saturday June 13 - BOOK
“For me the I.I is that friend you lost touch with, but can pick back up and go deep with at any second. It’s extremely intentional and unabashed in its quest; searching for good thought online. In a time with so much noise, I love anything that’s looking for a very clear and specific cut they’re trying to elevate.”
Reggie James, New York City
'Having co-organized a salon, I can sincerely say that my preconceptions [of the I.I.] were positively exceeded. Ten gathered in my living room, mostly strangers, and at the end of the night I felt appreciative of the open, thoughtful, varied, and amicable discourse in which I had participated. To me, the special facet of a salon is that it facilitates gathering around a certain theme or idea, and not necessarily a particular social group; however, after our few hours together, I felt happy to think that anyone present could become a closer friend."
Janey Muñoz, Mountain View
“I think there’s a general sense of foreboding in the mainstream/western pop media culture — climate change, politics of fear and isolationism, and things vaguely seem dark. For me, the spirit of the I.I. — of real friends coming together to connect, to break bread, to share their minds — is something that keeps me optimistic for the year(s) to come.”
Visakan Veerasamy, Singapore
"For me, it is a chance to intersect with people I normally might not meet. Also, I’m a bit of a voyeur because life… but I appreciate the snippets I catch and that conversations can range from deeply meaningful to somewhat frivolous. I do love the idea of salons — some things can’t be explored or conveyed on social media.”
Monica Spisar, Oxford