December 13, 2013
Harnessing Disruption to Move Forward with Biotech
The focus of the conference was on disruptive technology and how to harness it for good, and Scientific American was a media partner. During my panel, top experts in the field weighed in on how breakthroughs in ICT will influence social inequality, the ethics of disclosing incidental findings in medical testing and bioterrorism risks.
Former Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig (now a vice chair at the RAND Corporation), futurist and author Ramez Naam, and Michael Nelson, a principal technology strategist from Microsoft, all offered their insights. Check out some of that conversation below: