Information and Biological Revolutions
Global Governance Challenges — Summary of a Study Group
This report summarizes the issues that arose and the discussions held during the meetings of a 1998-1999 study group focusing on global governance of information technology and biotechnology. The goal was to bring a policy perspective to bear on a discussion of new technological developments through a series of free-flowing and exploratory presentations and discussions.
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- Document Number: MR-1139-DARPA
- Year: 2000
- Series: Monograph Reports
Introduction: Governance Challenges of the Dual Revolutions in Information and Biotechnology
The Promise and Challenge of Emerging Technologies
The Problem of Governance
Possible Government Actions: Conclusions and Recommendations
Evolution on the Timescale of Thought and Action: Darwinian Approaches to Language, Planning and Consciousness, and Some Lessons from Paleoclimate About How to Speed up Evolution
Quantum Theory and Human Consciousness
Morals, Demonic Males and Evolutionary Psychology
Implications for Public Policy of the Information and Communications Revolution
Biology, History, and Social Organization
Triumph or Tragedy: the Moral Meaning of Genetic Technology
The Conversion of Genetics and Computing: Implications for Medicine, Society, and Individual Identity
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