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Assessing the Implications of Emerging Technologies: A Graduate Research and Training Program

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Abstract

Technologies in areas such as ubiquitous computing, genetic engineering, and nanotechnologies are developing at extraordinary rates. Understanding of economic, security, environmental, and cultural implications of emerging technologies has not kept pace. Decision makers typically base strategies on unstated expectations regarding the nature and effects of technological change. Because forecasting errors… more »

Contributions[?]

Project members' contributions to the library and showcase are listed here.
Title Category Type Posted At
Mitigation of risks posed by emerging technology Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
International collaboration key in training Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
Capstone integrating and reintegrating seminar Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
Testbeds spur multidisciplinary training Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
Optimizing protocols and standards Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
Intellectual commons in bioengineering Showcase Achievement 03/24/10
Proactive Responses to Safety and Security Risks Showcase Highlight 11/30/09