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Howard Gardner

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Howard Gardner


Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Among numerous honors, Gardner received a MacArthur Prize Fellowship in 1981. In 1990, he was the first American to receive the University of Louisville’s Grawemeyer Award in Education and in 2000 he received a Fellowship from the John S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He has received honorary… read more

James N. Gardner

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James Gardner

James N. Gardner is a widely published complexity theorist and science essayist whose peer-reviewed articles and scientific papers have appeared in prestigious scientific journals, including Complexity (the journal of the Santa Fe Institute), Acta Astronautica (the journal of the International Academy of Astronautics), and the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society. He has also written popular articles for WIRED, Nature Biotechnology, The Wall Street Journal, and World Link (the magazine of the World Economic Forum).… read more

Joel Garreau

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Joel Garreau

Joel is a student of global culture, values, and change whose current interests range from human networks and the transmission of ideas to the hypothesis that the ’90s–like the ’50s–set the stage for a social revolution to come. Joel is the author of the best-selling books Edge City: Life on the New Frontier and The Nine Nations of North America, the editor in charge of cultural revolution reporting at The… read more

Peter A. Garretson

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Garretson

Lt Col Peter Garretson is a transformational strategist at Headquarters U.S. Air Force.

He is currently Division Chief of Irregular Strategy, Plans and Policy, where his focus is on how the United States can enhance the legitimacy of partner nations through a whole-of-nation concept called Aviation Enterprise Development (AED), and proactively shape the peacetime Air Domain to deliver positive foreign policy, security, and economic outcomes for the United… read more

Bill Gates

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Bill Gates

William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. Microsoft had revenues of $22.96 billion for the fiscal year ending June 2000, and employs more than 39,000 people in 60 countries.… read more

David Gelernter

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David Gelernter

David Gelernter’s research interests include information management, parallel programming, software ensembles and artificial intelligence. The coordination language called “Linda” that he developed with Nicholas Carriero (also of Yale) sees fairly widespread use world-wide for parallel programming.

Gelernter’s current interests include adaptive parallelism, programming environments for parallelism, realtime data fusion, expert databases and information-management systems (the Lifestreams system in particular). He is co-author of two textbooks (on programming languages and… read more

Iddo Genuth

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Iddo Genuth

Iddo Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of The Future of Things e-magazine. He
has a Major in Philosophy and Cognitive Science and an M.A. in Philosophy of Science from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He is currently writing his Ph.D. thesis on the relationship between the scientific community and industry. He was formerly a correspondent and editor for several high-profile science and technology websites.

Neil Gershenfeld

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Neil Gershenfeld

Professor Neil Gershenfeld leads the Physics and Media Group at the MIT Media Lab, and directs the Things That Think research consortium. His unique laboratory investigates the relationship between the content of information and its physical representation, from developing molecular computers (which led to the first experimental demonstration of a quantum computation), to smart furniture (seen in the Museum of Modern Art and used in automobile safety systems), to virtuosic musical instruments (including a cello for Yo-Yo Ma and a stage for the Flying Karamazov Brothers).

Sam Ghandchi

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Sam Ghandchi

I am the publisher and editor of the Washington, D.C.-based Iranscope futurist portal and news site and a futurist author.

I am originally from Iran (b.1951) and finished Alborz High School of Tehran in May 1969. I went to university in the U.S. in Fall of 1969 and returned to Iran after graduation. During my student years, I was a member of Confederation of… read more

Gerd Gigerenzer

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Gerd Gigerenzer

Gerd Gigerenzer is Director at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin and former Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago and John M. Olin Distinguished Visiting Professor, School of Law at the University of Virginia. He is also Director of the Harding Center for Risk Literacy, Berlin, Batten Fellow at the Darden Business School, University of Virginia, and Fellow both of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences… read more

George Gilder

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George Gilder

Born in 1939 in New York City, Mr. Gilder attended Exeter Academy and Harvard University. At Harvard, he studied under Henry Kissinger and helped found Advance, a journal of political thought, which he edited and helped to re-establish in Washington, DC after his graduation in 1962. During this period he co-authored (with Bruce Chapman) a political history, The Party That Lost Its Head. He later returned to Harvard as a fellow at the Kennedy Institute of Politics and editor of the Ripon Forum. In the 1960s Mr. Gilder also served as a speech writer for several prominent official and candidates, including Nelson Rockefeller, George Romney, and Richard Nixon.… read more

Suzanne Gildert

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Suzanne Gildert

Suzanne Gildert is currently working as an experimental Physicist at D-Wave Systems, Inc, a Vancouver based start up who are designing and building Quantum Computing Hardware. She previously worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Condensed Matter Physics at the University of Birmingham, UK. Suzanne has a wide range of interests and believes that important advancements are made where many diverse disciplines intersect. One of her main… read more

Jerome C. Glenn

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glenn

Jerome C. Glenn is the co-founder (1996) and director of The Millennium Project (on global futures research) and co-author with Ted Gordon of its annual State of the Future for the past fourteen years. He was the Washington, DC representative for the United Nations University as executive director of the American Council for the UNU 1988-2007.

Glenn invented the “Futures Wheel” a futures assessment technique, Futuristic Curriculum Development,… read more

Ben Goertzel

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Ben Goertzel

Dr. Ben Goertzel is Chief Scientist of financial prediction firm Aidyia Holdings; Chairman of AI software company Novamente LLC and bioinformatics company Biomind LLC; Chairman of the Artificial General Intelligence Society and the OpenCog Foundation; Vice Chairman of futurist nonprofit Humanity+; Scientific Advisor of biopharma firm Genescient Corp.; Advisor to the Singularity University and Singularity Institute; Research Professor in the Fujian Key Lab for Brain-Like Intelligent Systems at Xiamen… read more

Alan H Goldstein

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Alan Goldstein

Thirty years ago Dr. Alan H Goldstein was already conducting research on the molecular interface between living cells and the metal surface of a micro-scale implant… a field now known as Biomaterials. Since then, his laboratory has continued to explore and push the molecular frontier between living and nonliving materials using an interdisciplinary toolkit ranging from nonlinear systems computer modeling to Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) to molecular… read more

Theodore J. Gordon

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Mr. Theodore Jay Gordon is a futurist and management consultant. He is an expert in several high technology fields, a graduate engineer, a specialist in planning and policy analysis, and an entrepreneur. His current professional activities include consulting on strategy for several major corporations, lecturing, serving as Director of the American Council for the United Nations University, and participating on the corporate boards of Apollo Genetics, the Institute for Global… read more

Richard Gordon

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Richard Gordon

Dr. Richard Gordon is a Theoretical Biologist at the Embryogenesis Center, Gulf Specimen Marine Lab; and Adjunct Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Wayne State University.

He is a Collaborator, BioInformation Technologies Laboratory, University of Manitoba; Principal Scientific Advisor, Evogrid; and on the Technical Advisory Board of Stellarray.

He is a co-founder of Books With Wings , a collaborative project between Canadian and American students and their counterparts… read more

Terry Grossman, MD

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Terry Grossman

Terry Grossman, MD is medical director of Frontier Medical Institute in Denver, Colorado. He is also associate professor of Family Practice at The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Grossman is the nation’s leading proponent of “immortality medicine” and strongly believes that humankind stands on the verge of radical increases in longevity. Through his clinical practice in Denver, he has developed numerous protocols for measuring and modifying biological… read more

David J. Gunkel

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Alan Harvey Guth

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Alan Harvey Guth

Alan Harvey Guth is the Victor F. Weisskopf Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research interests are in the area of elementary particle theory and the application of particle theory to the early universe. He is the originator of the theory of cosmic inflation and is the author of the recent popular book, The Inflationary Universe: The Quest for a New Theory of Cosmic Originsread more

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