In this edition of Fast Forward, Christine Peterson, co-founder of the Foresight Institute, talks with our hosts Phil Bowermaster and Stephen Gordon about her ongoing work exploring and educating the public about coming powerful technologies, including nanotechnology and related technologies. Are we witnessing the dawn of a new industrial revolution? If so, how will it impact the economy, the environment, and our day-to-day lives?
- Defining nanotechnology
- The end of the nanotechnology debate
- A new industrial revolution?
- Nanotechnology and space exploration
- Nanotechnology and medicine
- The relationship between nanotechnology, open source software, and artificial intelligence
- The Foresight Institute Vision Weekend
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Christine writes, lectures, and briefs the media on world transforming technologies. She is the Co-Founder and former President of Foresight Institute, the leading nanotech public interest group. Foresight educates the public, technical community, and policymakers on nanotechnology and its long-term effects.
She serves on the Advisory Board of the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, and has served on California’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on Nanotechnology and the Editorial Advisory Board of NASA’s Nanotech Briefs.
She has directed numerous Foresight Conferences on Molecular Nanotechnology, organized Foresight Institute Feynman Prizes, and chaired Foresight Vision Weekends.
About the Foresight Institute
About the Foresight Vision Weekend