[ExI] 21 scientific research projects starting this fall that could change the world

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 20:48:55 UTC 2011

On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 2:28 PM, John Grigg <possiblepaths2050 at gmail.com> wrote:
> A fascinating io9 article...
> http://io9.com/5831904/21-scientific-research-projects-starting-this-fall-that-could-change-the-world

This is indeed a fascinating list... I noticed, predictably, that the
private initiatives were doing things that were more immediate and
smaller scale, while the governmental initiatives were attacking the
larger more theoretical or long term issues. Of all the government
programs, the interface between humans and computers at 18.5 million
seemed like the most interesting (and amongst the smallest government

The Gates foundation particularly seems to be doing interesting work.


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