Let’s Engineer the Future:

A New Year’s Manifesto for Washington (and the rest of Homo sapiens) from C-PET Nigel M. de S. Cameron Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies Washington, DC It’s cold in DC. A bad winter. The shadow of an assassin. Resurgent partisanship. Fresh angst about China, as its leader comes calling. And threats to spending, not … Continue reading


So yesterday the AAAS hosted an MIT panel and a high-level group of federal respondents (including FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburger and OSTP’s policy wonk, Tom Kalil) to discuss convergence and a report from MIT building on their Koch cancer center experience (it brings together phycisists, biologists, and chemists, mirabile dictu; they are all on each … Continue reading