Randal O’Toole is a Cato Institute Senior Fellow working on urban growth, public land, and transportation issues. O’Toole’s research on national forest management, culminating in his 1988 book, Reforming the Forest Service, has had a major influence on Forest Service policy and on-the-ground management. His analysis of urban land-use and transportation issues, brought together in his 2001 book, The Vanishing Automobile and Other Urban Myths, has influenced decisions… read more
Sander Olson, first became interested in science and technology as a teenager in the 1980′s. He studied history as both an undergraduate at the College of Wooster and as a graduate student at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. After receiving his MA in the history of technology and science from Case Western, Sander worked during the 1990s as an analyst for a government contractor. Sander found himself increasingly drawn… read more
Deborah Osborne, crime analyst and book author, was a remote Research Fellow for the Center for Strategic Intelligence Research at the Joint Military Intelligence College, Defense Intelligence Agency, 2004-2005. She holds a BA in Psychology and an MA in Social Policy from Empire State College, SUNY.
Charles Ostman is currently a senior fellow at the Institute for Global Futures, a strategic technologies consulting group which provides research, analysis, and business development services to Fortune 500 companies and institutions worldwide, with a particular focus toward examining the synergistic relationships between emergent advanced technologies, and the business environments in which they may be fostered. Charles is also currently chief scientist with Evolutionary Networks, a company which is developing unique methodologies for creating “intuitive cognition” forms of artificial intelligence for the Internet, “smart” instrumentation, media appliances, and other applications.