Convergence 08, Best of TWT

Slide1Phil, Stephen, and Michael D. welcome PJ Manney and Christine Peterson to discuss Convergence ’08 an unconference that evolved from the Foresight Nanotech Institute’s

Topics for the unconference: nanotech, biotech, cogtech, and infotech.

The gang brainstorms possible unconference topics:

A discussion room in which participants stand up to speculate about how/when their own jobs will be made obsolete.

Networking opportunities

Fab lab printing of human organs

The versatility of buckypaper

Programmable matter

Virology — both fighting viruses and using viruses to our ends.

[First aired November 2, 2008.]