2007 : WHAT ARE YOU OPTIMISTIC ABOUT?

CEO and Managing Director, Intellectual Ventures; Co-Author...
experimental astrophysics and observational cosmology
Mathematician; computer scientist; Professor of Media Arts...
Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University
Evolutionary Biologist; Professor of Anthropology and...
Professor of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin;...
Science Journalist; Co-author, Why Good Things Happen To...
Neurologist & Cognitive Neuroscientist, The New School...
co-founder of the World Science Festival and Chairman,...
Director emeritus of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Former President, The Royal Society; Emeritus Professor of...
Journalist, La Stampa; Italy Correspondent, Science Magazine
Physicist, University of Oxford; Author, The Beginning of...
Chair of Reproductive Biology, Director Scottish Centre for...
Senior Editor, Discover Magazine; Adjunct Professor,...
Professor & Director, Institute of Philosophy School of...
Cofounder and Director, The Science Network; Neuroscience...
Psychologist and faculty member of the Harvard Medical...
Co-founder of Wikipedia and Citizendium
Psychologist, UC, Berkeley; Author, The Philosophical Baby
Professor of Biological Sciences, Physics, Astronomy,...
Professor of Applied Mathematics, Cornell University;...
Neuroscientist, Stanford University; Author, Monkeyluv
Chief News and Features Editor
Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Reading University,...
Albert Einstein Professor in Science, Departments of...
Information Scientist and Professor of Electrical...
Director, MIT Media Lab
Professor of Medicine at UCSD
Artist; Composer; Recording Producer: U2, Coldplay, Talking...
Emeritus Professor of Psychology, London School of...
Catalyst, Information Technology Startups, EDventure...
Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Stanford University;...
Curator, TED conferences, TED Talks
Psychologist; Director, Quality of Life Research Center,...
Chief Executive, Medical Research Council;Waynflete...
Writer and Television Producer; Author, Remembering Our...
Founder, The Whole Earth Catalog; Co-founder, The Well; Co-...
Physicist, Computer Scientist, Chairman of Applied Minds,...
Physicist, MIT; Recipient, 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics;...
Journalist; Author, Us and Them
Philosopher and Cognitive Scientist, University of...
Geochronologist Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
Science fiction novelist; Blogger; Technology activist; Co-...
climatologist, is a professor in the Department of...
Founder, Cyberlife Research; author, Creation: Life and How...
Writer; Futurist; Author, Passionate Minds
Archaeologist, Professor of the Prehistory of Humanity,...
Internet Entrepreneur; Founder, Mahalo.com
Psychologist; Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social...
Professor of Computer Science, MIT; Director, Human...
Computer Scientist; Musician; Author, You Are Not A Gadget...
The cultural revolution
Theoretical Physicist, Dartmouth College; author, The...
Evolutionary Biologist; Emeritus Professor of the Public...
Felix Bloch Professor in Theoretical Physics, Stanford;...
Physicist, University of Vienna; Scientific Director,...
Biological Anthropologist, Rutgers University; Author, Why...
Director, External Affairs, Science Museum Group; Co-author...
Professor and Chairman of Computer Science, Brandeis...
Social & Technology Network Topology Researcher;...
Social and Cognitive Scientist; CEU Budapest and CNRS Paris...
Senior software engineer, Twitter; Research affiliate, MIT...
Founder, Seed Media Group
Technology Forecaster; Consulting Associate Professor,...
Theoretical physicist; cosmologist; astro-biologist; co-...
Computer Scientist, UC Berkeley, School of Information;...
Physicist, Director, MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms;...
Consultant; Adaptive Optics and Adjunct Professor of...
Vice President of Research & Collections, Denver Museum...
Roboticist; Panasonic Professor of Robotics (emeritus) ,...
Columnist, Vanity Fair; Author, Autumn of the Moguls
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of...
Physics Professor, Caltech; Experimental Physicist
Philosopher and Researcher, C.N.R.S. Paris; Author, Text-E...
Cognitive Scientist; Author, Guitar Zero: The New Musician...
A leading scientist of the 21st century for Genomic...
Psychologist; President, The Cooper Union for the...
Tech Culture Journalist; Partner, Contributor, Co-editor,...
Emeritus Professor of Physics and Astronomy, UC-Irvine;...
Neuroscientist; Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral...
Professor, Claremont McKenna College; Past-president,...
Theoretical Philosopher, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität...
Mathematician, Computer Scientist; CyberPunk Pioneer;...
Scientist; Spanish Television Presenter; Author, The...
Professor of Psychiatry, UM Medical School; Professor of...
Open Source and Public Sector, Google
Linguistic Researcher; Dean of Arts and Sciences, Bentley...
Psychologist, Autism Research Centre, Cambridge University...
Science Historian; Author, Turing's Cathedral: The...
Psychologist; Author, Consciousness: An Introduction
Professor of Physics, Institute for Advanced Study; Author...
Professor, Harvard University, Director, Personal Genome...
Psychologist; Co-founder, The Gottman Relationship...
Physicist, MIT; Researcher, Precision Cosmology; Scientific...
Futurist, Business Strategist; Senior Vice President for...
Science writings program at the Stevens Institute of...
Physicist, Harvard University; Author, Warped Passages;...
Software Pioneer; Philosopher; Author, "The History of...
Managing Director Excel Venture Management; Author, As the...
Psychologist, University of California, Irvine
Psychologist & Computer Scientist; Engines for...
Professor of Geography, University of California Los...
Media Analyst; Documentary Writer; Author, Present Shock
Neuroscientist; Affiliate Professor Emeritus, University of...
Professor of Quantum Mechanical Engineering, MIT; Author,...
Research Associate & Lecturer, Harvard; Adjunct...
Science Writer; Consultant; Lecturer, Copenhagen; Author,...
Philosopher, Novelist; Author, Betraying Spinoza; 36...
Science Writer; Founding chairman of the International...
Professor of Journalism, New York University; former...
Neuroscientist; Chairman, Board of Directors Human Science...
Professor of Physics and Director of the Institute of...
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Senior Research...
Evolutionary psychologist, NYU Stern Business School and...
principal developer of the first omni-font optical...
Social Psychologist; Professor, New York University Stern...
Professor of Physics & Astronomy, University of...
Founding Dean, Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate...
co-editor of the popular weblog BoingBoing.net
professor of biology at the Schumacher College
Neuroscientist; Chairman, Project Reason; Author, Waking Up
Computer Scientist, Yale University; Chief Scientist,...
Editor-in-Chief, Nature
Psychologist and Neuroscientist, University of Maryland;...
Independent Investigator and Theoretician; Author, The...
Senior Editor, Newsweek
Editor, The Feuilleton (Arts and Essays), of the German...
Computational Neuroscientist; Francis Crick Professor, the...
Professor of Neurobiology and Psychiatry, UCSF; Author,...
Physicist, Perimeter Institute; Author, Time Reborn
Hi-Tech Industry Consultant; Former Executive at Apple...
Vice President of Research, George Washington University
Publisher, Skeptic magazine; monthly columnist, Scientific...
Classical Scholar, University Professor, Georgetown...
Science Editor
Social Psychologist; Hope College; Author, Psychology, 10th...
Executive Director, H-STAR Institute, Stanford University;...
Psychologist; Author, Ecological Intelligence, Focus: The...
Johnstone Family Professor, Department of Psychology;...
professor of astrophysics at the Institute for Advanced...
President and CEO of the Aspen Institute; author, Steve...
Psychologist and Biologist, Harvard University: Author,...
Journalist; The Guardian
Theoretical Physicist; Aix-Marseille University, in the...
Philosopher; Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, Co...
Cognitive Scientist, UC, Irvine; Author, Visual Intelligence
Physicist, former President, Weizmann Institute of Science...
Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard...
Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and Professor of the...
Senior Maverick, Wired, Author, Cool Tools; What Technology...
Senior Consultant (& former Ed-in-Chief &...
Communications Expert; Author, Smart Mobs
Italian businessman
Physicist; Cosmologist, ASU; Author, A Universe from Nothing
author or coauthor of seven published books
Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology, University of...
Curator, TED conferences, TED Talks