Science and Technology Innovation Program

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Human Computation Roadmap Summit Workshop

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June 18, 2014 // 8:00amJune 20, 2014 // 1:00pm
Techno-social infrastructure and increasingly pervasive computing is accelerating the integration of humans into information-processing systems. Some of this is emergent (e.g., social networks) and some deliberate (e.g., crowdsourcing). This workshop engages a highly diverse group of world-class researchers and innovators to explore the past and prospective impact of human computation, and to clearly delineate a national research agenda. more
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Data Journalism and Policymaking: A Changing Landscape

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July 30, 2014 // 10:00am12:00pm
What is data journalism? Why does it matter? How has the maturing field of data science changed the direction of journalism and global investigative reporting? more

The Potential and Challenge of Gene Drives

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Jul 21, 2014
A cross-disciplinary team is calling for public discussion about a potential new way to solve longstanding global ecological problems by using an emerging technology called “gene drives.” more

Creating a Research Agenda for the Ecological Implications of Synthetic Biology

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Jun 24, 2014
This report presents a set of key research areas to guide the study of the potential ecological impacts of synthetic biology. more

A Conversation with Supercommunicator Frank Pietrucha

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June 20, 2014 // 2:00pm3:15pm
Public Engagement in an Age of Complexity, a new project of the Science & Technology Innovation Project (STIP) at the Wilson Center, is proud to host Frank J. Pietrucha, author of Supercommunicator: Explaining the Complicated So Anyone Can Understand. more

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