2007 : WHAT ARE YOU OPTIMISTIC ABOUT?

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...
CEO and Managing Director, Intellectual Ventures; Co-Author...
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...
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;...
Theoretical Physicist, Dartmouth College; Author, A Tear at...
Evolutionary Biologist; Emeritus Professor of the Public...
Felix Bloch Professor in Theoretical Physics, Stanford;...
Artist; Composer; Recording Producer: U2, Coldplay, Talking...
Emeritus School Professor, The London School of Economics...
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, MIT; Recipient, 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics;...
Journalist; Author, Us and Them
Philosopher and Cognitive Scientist, University of...
Physicist, Computer Scientist, Chairman of Applied Minds,...
Science fiction novelist; Blogger; Technology activist; Co-...
climatologist, is a professor in the Department of...
Founder, Cyberlife Research; author, Creation: Life and How...
Geochronologist Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley
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
Professor, Claremont McKenna College; Past-president,...
Philosophisches Seminar, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität...
Mathematician, Computer Scientist; CyberPunk Pioneer;...
Scientist; Spanish Television Presenter; Author, The...
Biological Anthropologist, Rutgers University; Author, Why...
Director, External Affairs, Science Museum Group; Co-author...
Professor and Chairman of Computer Science, Brandeis...
Physicist, University of Vienna; Scientific Director,...
Social and Cognitive Scientist; CEU Budapest and CNRS Paris...
Senior software engineer, Twitter; Research affiliate, MIT...
Founder, Seed Media Group
Social & Technology Network Topology Researcher;...
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
Psychologist, MIT; Internet Culture Researcher; Author,...
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,...
Professor of Physics and Astronomy, UC-Irvine; Novelist,...
Neuroscientist; Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral...
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...
Hi-Tech Industry Consultant; Former Executive at Apple...
Psychologist; Author, Consciousness: An Introduction
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...
Science Historian; Author, Turing's Cathedral: The...
Science writings program at the Stevens Institute of...
Physicist, Harvard University; Author, Warped Passages;...
Software Pioneer; Philosopher; Author, "The History of...
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...
Media Analyst; Documentary Writer; Author, Present Shock
Neuroscientist; Affiliate Professor Emeritus, University of...
Managing Director Excel Venture Management; Author, As the...
Professor of Quantum Mechanical Engineering, MIT; Author,...
Psychologist & Computer Scientist; Engines for...
Distinguished Professor of Risk Engineering, New York...
Science Writer; Consultant; Lecturer, Copenhagen; Author,...
Professor of Journalism, New York University; formerly...
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...
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
Evolutionary psychologist, NYU Stern Business School and...
principal developer of the first omni-font optical...
Computer Scientist, Yale University; Chief Scientist,...
Editor-in-Chief, Nature
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...
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
Senior Editor, Newsweek
Ophthalmologist and Neurobiologist, George Washington...
author or coauthor of seven published books
Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology, University of...
Curator, TED conferences, TED Talks
Publisher, Skeptic magazine; monthly columnist, Scientific...
Classical Scholar, University Professor, Georgetown...
Science Editor
Executive Director, H-STAR Institute, Stanford University;...
Psychologist; Author, Ecological Intelligence, Focus: The...
Social Psychologist; Hope College; Author, Psychology, 10th...
professor of astrophysics at the Institute for Advanced...
President and CEO of the Aspen Institute; author, Steve...
Johnstone Family Professor, Department of Psychology;...
Journalist; The Guardian
Theoretical Physicist; Aix-Marseille University, in the...
Philosopher; Austin B. Fletcher Professor of Philosophy, Co...
Psychologist and Biologist, Harvard University: Author,...
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