2007 : WHAT ARE YOU OPTIMISTIC ABOUT?

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
Mathematician; computer scientist; Professor of Media Arts...
Senior Editor, Discover Magazine; Adjunct Professor,...
Physicist, University of Oxford; Author, The Beginning of...
Chair of Reproductive Biology, Director Scottish Centre for...
psychologist and faculty member of the Harvard Medical...
Professor & Director, Institute of Philosophy School of...
Cofounder and Director, The Science Network; Neuroscience...
Professor of Biological Sciences, Physics, Astronomy,...
Co-founder of Wikipedia and Citizendium
Psychologist, UC, Berkeley; Author, The Philosophical Baby
Chief News and Features Editor
Professor of Applied Mathematics, Cornell University;...
Neuroscientist, Stanford University; Author, Monkeyluv
Information Scientist and Professor of Electrical...
Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Reading University,...
Albert Einstein Professor in Science, Departments of...
Professor of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin;...
Director, MIT Media Lab
Professor of Medicine at UCSD
co-founder of the World Science Festival and Chairman,...
Science Journalist; Co-author, Why Good Things Happen To...
Neurologist & Cognitive Neuroscientist, The New School...
Journalist, La Stampa; Italy Correspondent, Science Magazine
Director emeritus of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Former President, The Royal Society; Emeritus Professor of...
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...
Felix Bloch Professor in Theoretical Physics, Stanford;...
Theoretical Physicist, Dartmouth College; Author, A Tear at...
Evolutionary Biologist; Emeritus Professor of the Public...
Catalyst, Information Technology Startups, EDventure...
Artist; Composer; Recording Producer: U2, Coldplay, Talking...
Emeritus School Professor, The London School of Economics...
Psychologist; Director, Quality of Life Research Center,...
Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Stanford University;...
Curator, TED conferences, TED Talks
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...
Founder, Seed Media Group
Social & Technology Network Topology Researcher;...
Social and Cognitive Scientist; CEU Budapest and CNRS Paris...
Researcher, MIT, Mind Machine Project
Professor of Quantum Mechanical Engineering, MIT; Author,...
Psychologist & Computer Scientist; Engines for...
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...
Science Writer; Consultant; Lecturer, Copenhagen; Author,...
Neuroscientist; Chairman, Board of Directors Human Science...
Research Associate & Lecturer, Harvard; Adjunct...
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...
Professor of Physics & Astronomy, University of...
Professor of Physics and Director of the Institute of...
co-editor of the popular weblog BoingBoing.net
Evolutionary psychologist, NYU Stern Business School and...
principal developer of the first omni-font optical...
Social Psychologist; Professor, New York University Stern...
Founding Dean, Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate...
Independent Investigator and Theoretician; Author, The...
professor of biology at the Schumacher College
Neuroscientist; Chairman, Project Reason; Author, Letter to...
Computer Scientist, Yale University; Chief Scientist,...
Editor-in Chief, Nature
Psychologist and Neuroscientist, University of Maryland;...
Physicist, Perimeter Institute; Author, Time Reborn
senior editor at Newsweek
Ophthalmologist and Neurobiologist, George Washington...
Editor, The Feuilleton (Arts and Essays), of the German...
Computational Neuroscientist; Francis Crick Professor, the...
Professor of Neurobiology and Psychiatry, UCSF; Author,...
Psychologist, Autism Research Centre, Cambridge University...
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
Linguistic Researcher; Dean of Arts and Sciences, Bentley...
Physicist, MIT; Researcher, Precision Cosmology; Scientific...
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...
Psychologist; Co-founder, The Gottman Relationship...
Psychologist, University of California, Irvine
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...
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...
Psychologist; Author, Ecological Intelligence, Focus: The...
Social Psychologist; Hope College; Author, Psychology, 10th...
Executive Director, H-STAR Institute, Stanford University;...