Stories from the Near Future

The New Yorker Conference, “Stories from the Near Future,” took place on May 8 and 9, 2008. Here are a couple of good videos from the event:

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Linda Avey and Anne Wojcicki talk with Michael Specter on genetics.

Yoky Matsuoka, the director of the neurobotics laboratory at the University of Washington, discusses how brain signals can control prosthetic limbs, and other advances in the hybrid field of neuroscience and robotics.

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