2007 : WHAT ARE YOU OPTIMISTIC ABOUT?

Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University
Mathematician; computer scientist; Professor of Media Arts...
CEO and Managing Director, Intellectual Ventures; Co-Author...
Evolutionary Biologist; Professor of Anthropology and...
experimental astrophysics and observational cosmology
Professor of Biological Sciences, Physics, Astronomy,...
Albert Einstein Professor in Science, Departments of...
Neuroscientist, Stanford University; Author, Monkeyluv
Director, MIT Media Lab
Professor of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin;...
Former President, The Royal Society; Emeritus Professor of...
co-founder of the World Science Festival and Chairman,...
Co-founder of Wikipedia and Citizendium
Physicist, University of Oxford; Author, The Beginning of...
Science Journalist; Co-author, Why Good Things Happen To...
Psychologist, UC, Berkeley; Author, The Philosophical Baby
Psychologist and faculty member of the Harvard Medical...
Professor & Director, Institute of Philosophy School of...
Journalist, La Stampa; Italy Correspondent, Science Magazine
Chief News and Features Editor
Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Reading University,...
Neurologist & Cognitive Neuroscientist, The New School...
Chair of Reproductive Biology, Director Scottish Centre for...
Senior Editor, Discover Magazine; Adjunct Professor,...
Director emeritus of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Professor of Medicine at UCSD
Cofounder and Director, The Science Network; Neuroscience...
Professor of Applied Mathematics, Cornell University;...
Information Scientist and Professor of Electrical...
Principal, The Garreau Group
Internet Entrepreneur; Founder, Mahalo.com
Evolutionary Biologist; Emeritus Professor of the Public...
Psychologist; Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social...
Professor of the Prehistory of Humanity, University of...
Curator, TED conferences, TED Talks
Psychologist; Director, Quality of Life Research Center,...
Artist; Composer; Recording Producer: U2, Coldplay, Talking...
Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Stanford University;...
Felix Bloch Professor in Theoretical Physics, Stanford;...
Science fiction novelist; Blogger; Technology activist; Co-...
Founder, The Whole Earth Catalog; Co-founder, The Well; Co-...
Philosopher and Cognitive Scientist, University of...
Professor of Computer Science, MIT; Director, Human...
Founder, Cyberlife Research; author, Creation: Life and How...
Writer; Futurist; Author, Passionate Minds
Catalyst, Information Technology Startups, EDventure...
Writer and Television Producer; Author, Remembering Our...
Chief Executive, Medical Research Council;Waynflete...
Appleton Professor of Natural Philosophy, Dartmouth College...
climatologist, is a professor in the Department of...
Physicist, Computer Scientist, Chairman of Applied Minds,...
Geochronologist Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
Emeritus Professor of Psychology, London School of...
Computer Scientist; Musician; Author, Who Owns The Future?
Journalist; Author, Us and Them
Physicist, MIT; Recipient, 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics;...
Scientist; Spanish Television Presenter; Author, The...
Theoretical physicist; cosmologist; astro-biologist; co-...
Senior software engineer, Twitter; Research affiliate, MIT...
A leading scientist of the 21st century for Genomic...
Roboticist; Panasonic Professor of Robotics (emeritus) ,...
Neuroscientist; Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral...
Consultant; Adaptive Optics and Adjunct Professor of...
Social and Cognitive Scientist; CEU Budapest and CNRS Paris...
Vice President of Research & Collections, Denver Museum...
Columnist, Vanity Fair; Author, Autumn of the Moguls
Founder, Seed Media Group
Professor of Philosophy, Philosophisches Seminar, Johannes...
Technology Forecaster; Consulting Associate Professor,...
Emeritus Professor of Physics and Astronomy, UC-Irvine;...
Tech Culture Journalist; Partner, Contributor, Co-editor,...
Psychologist; President, The Cooper Union for the...
Director, External Affairs, Science Museum Group; Coauthor...
Cognitive Scientist; Author, Guitar Zero: The New Musician...
Physicist, Director, MIT's Center for Bits and Atoms;...
Physicist, University of Vienna; Scientific Director,...
Social & Technology Network Topology Researcher;...
Philosopher and Researcher, C.N.R.S. Paris; Author, Text-E...
Professor and Chairman of Computer Science, Brandeis...
Mathematician, Computer Scientist; CyberPunk Pioneer;...
Computer Scientist, UC Berkeley, School of Information;...
Physics Professor, Caltech; Experimental Physicist
Professor, Claremont McKenna College; Past-president,...
Biological Anthropologist, Rutgers University; Author, Why...
Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of the Social Studies of...
Software Pioneer; Philosopher; Author, "A Realtime...
Senior Editor, Newsweek
Science Writer; Consultant; Lecturer, Copenhagen; Author,...
Professor of Life Sciences, Director, Center for Evolution...
Linguistic Researcher; Dean of Arts and Sciences, Bentley...
Physicist, MIT; Researcher, Precision Cosmology; Scientific...
Neuroscientist; Chairman, Project Reason; Author, Waking Up
Professor of Physics & Astronomy, University of...
Professor of Physics and Director of the Institute of...
Psychologist, University of California, Irvine
Managing Director Excel Venture Management; Author, As the...
Independent Investigator and Theoretician; Author, The...
Founding Dean, Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate...
Evolutionary psychologist, NYU Stern Business School and...
Physicist, Harvard University; Author, Warped Passages;...
Hi-Tech Industry Consultant; Former Executive at Apple...
principal developer of the first omni-font optical...
Research Professor/Professor Emeritus, University of...
Science Historian; Author, Turing's Cathedral: The...
Science writings program at the Stevens Institute of...
Physicist, Perimeter Institute; Author, Time Reborn
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Senior Research...
Professor of Physics, Institute for Advanced Study; Author...
Author, Regenesis; Professor, Harvard University; Director...
Research Associate & Lecturer, Harvard; Adjunct...
Neuroscientist; Chairman, Board of Directors Human Science...
Computational Neuroscientist; Francis Crick Professor, the...
Psychologist; Author, Consciousness: An Introduction
Professor of Quantum Mechanical Engineering, MIT; Author,...
Neurobiologist; Vice President of Research, George...
Open Source and Public Sector, Google
Professor of Geography, University of California Los...
Media Analyst; Documentary Writer; Author, Present Shock
Computer Scientist, Yale University; Chief Scientist,...
Professor of Journalism, New York University; former...
Psychologist; Co-founder, The Gottman Relationship...
Social Psychologist; Professor, New York University Stern...
Editor-in-Chief, Nature
Futurist, Business Strategist; Senior Vice President for...
Professor of Neurobiology and Psychiatry, UCSF; Author,...
Editor, The Feuilleton (Arts and Essays), of the German...
Neuroscientist; Affiliate Professor Emeritus, University of...
co-editor of the popular weblog BoingBoing.net
professor of biology at the Schumacher College
Science Writer; Founding chairman of the International...
Philosopher, Novelist; Author, Betraying Spinoza; 36...
Psychologist & Computer Scientist; Engines for...
Psychologist, Autism Research Centre, Cambridge University...
Communications Expert; Author, Smart Mobs
Professor and Director, Positive Psychology Center,...
Social Psychologist; Hope College; Author, Psychology, 10th...
Journalist; The Guardian
Physicist, former President, Weizmann Institute of Science...
Curator, TED conferences, TED Talks
Author, Machines Who Think, The Universal Machine, Bounded...
Senior Maverick, Wired, Author, Cool Tools; What Technology...
Psychologist; Author, Ecological Intelligence, Focus: The...
Senior Consultant (& former Editor-in-Chief &...
Johnstone Family Professor, Department of Psychology;...
Theoretical Physicist; Aix-Marseille University, in the...
Physicist; Cosmologist, ASU; Author, A Universe from Nothing
professor of astrophysics at the Institute for Advanced...
Cognitive Scientist, UC, Irvine; Author, Visual Intelligence
Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and Professor of the...
Italian businessman
Mathematician; Executive Director, H-STAR Institute,...
Psychologist; Historian of science; Publisher, Skeptic...
Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard...
President and CEO of the Aspen Institute; author, Steve...
Classical Scholar, University Professor, Georgetown...
Science Editor
Philosopher; Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, Co...
Psychologist and Biologist, Harvard University: Author,...