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Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance - NSF (2002)

Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance - NSF (2002)

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This report addresses key issues: What are the implications of unifying sciences and converging
technologies? How will scientific knowledge and current technologies evolve and what emerging
developments are envisioned? What visionary ideas can guide research to accomplish broad benefits
for humanity? What are the most pressing research and education issues? How can we develop a
transforming national strategy to enhance individual capabilities and overall societal outcomes? What
should be done to achieve the best results over the next 10 to 20 years?
This report addresses key issues: What are the implications of unifying sciences and converging
technologies? How will scientific knowledge and current technologies evolve and what emerging
developments are envisioned? What visionary ideas can guide research to accomplish broad benefits
for humanity? What are the most pressing research and education issues? How can we develop a
transforming national strategy to enhance individual capabilities and overall societal outcomes? What
should be done to achieve the best results over the next 10 to 20 years?

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CONVERGING TECHNOLOGIESFOR IMPROVING HUMAN PERFORMANCE
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National Science FoundationDepartment of Commerce
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he National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Commerce(DOC) organized a workshop on December 3-4, 2001. This report incorporates the viewsexpressed at the workshop of leading experts from government, academia, and private sector,and detailed in contributions submitted thereafter by members of the U.S. science andengineering community.AcknowledgementsThe contribution of all participants in this study in developing a coherent vision for ConvergingTechnologies for Improving Human Performance is acknowledged. The initial group that began planning this study in Spring 2001 is composed W.S. Bainbridge (National Science Foundation),J. Canton(Institute for Global Futures), M.C. Roco (National Science Foundation),R.S.Williams (Hewlett Packard) and G.Yonas (Sandia National Laboratories).
Logistical, Editing and Management Assistance by:
World Technology Evaluation Center (WTEC), Inc.
R.D. Shelton, PresidentG.M. Holdridge, Vice-PresidentR. HorningP. Johnson
About the cover: The arrow suggests the combined role of nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology in acceleratingadvancement of mental, physical, and overall human performance.
 
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 NSF/DOC-sponsored report 
Edited by Mihail C. Roco and William Sims Bainbridge, National Science Foundation
June 2002Arlington, Virginia
Prepublication on-line version. Subject to further editorial revision.
Any opinions, conclusions or 
recommendations expressed in this material are those of the
authors and do not necessarily reflect the
views of the United States Government.

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