2007 : WHAT ARE YOU OPTIMISTIC ABOUT?

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