Monday, 2 March 2009
Top Scientists say which technologies will change everything.
The world's greatest thinkers have revealed the ideas and technologies they think will change the world forever.
"Through science we create technology and in using our new tools we recreate ourselves." So says the intro to edge.org's annual New Year challenge to the world's greatest thinkers.
This year it is asking "What will change everything – What game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see?" and as ever, the great and the good have responded to the call.
Geneticist Craig Venter, psychologist Steven Pinker, novelist Ian McEwan, philosopher Dan Dennett, physicist Paul Davies and cloning pioneer Ian Wilmut are just some of the overwhelmingly male-dominated list of more than 110 respondents.
Check it out here.
Posted by Jaime Diskin at 08:57