Today, we announced the winners of the 2013 Smithsonian American Ingenuity Awards, honoring innovators in nine fields, ranging from technology to social progress to historical scholarship. Tonight, at a gala in Washington, DC, we celebrate our award winners: Adam Steltzner, John Rogers, Caroline Hoxby, Dr. Michael Skinner, Mimi Lok and Dave Eggers, Caroline Winterer, Doug Aitken, Saumil Bandyopadhyay and St. Vincent. Follow along as we liveblog quotes, interviews, photos and special updates from the gala as we champion the best in innovation.
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