Science and Technology Innovation Program

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Healthy Democracy

We discuss an Oregon initiative to improve the quantity and quality of civic participation in that state.

Is 3-D Printing a Game Changer?

David Rejeski, Director of the Wilson Center’s Science and Technology Innovation Program, discusses the potential of 3-D printing and digital fabrication.

The Role of Crowdsourcing in Disaster Relief and Communicating with Unfree Societies

John Crowley, research fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and public policy scholar with the Wilson Center Science and Technology Innovation Program. A. Ross Johnson, research fellow with the Hoover Institution and also a senior scholar with the Wilson Center's History and Public Policy Program.

Is the Internet a Democratic Technology?

Deborah Johnson, Director, Program in Philosophy, Science and Technology; School of Public Policy; Georgia Institute of Technology

Congressional Testimony - 5/4/06

David Rejeski Testifies in front of the Senate Commerce Committee.

Laws of the Internet

Bernardo Huberman, Director, Sand Hill LaboratoryRecent research articles by Dr. Huberman

The Politics of Search Engines

Helen Nissenbaum,Research Associate and Lecturer at the University Center for Human Values, Princeton UniversityRecent research articles by and other information about Helen Nissenbaum.

Protecting the Internet Commons

David Bollier, Director, Information Commons Project, New America Foundation; Author of Public Assets, Private Profits: Reclaiming the American Commons in an Age of Market EnclosureRead Bollier's report and the conference proceedings addressing current policy issues related to the commons of nature, information, science, and culture.

Globalization: A Documentary

We would like to thank members of the Project on America and the Global Economy, the Latin American Project, the Division of International Studies, the Comparative Urban Studies Project, the Environmental Change and Security Project, the Canada Institute, Outreach and Communications, and Scholar Selection Services who dedicated time and energy to creating the Globalization Series. The film was edited and produced by Liz Freedman of the Foresight & Governance Project.

Futures Research

Ted Gordon is a futurist and management consultant who founded The Futures Group in 1971.This 25-minute video captures key points from a presentation at the Woodrow Wilson Center that occurred on October 16, 2001. The talk focused on the evolution of futures research, its promises, and its relation to planning and policymaking. Among a varied and impressive background, Mr. Gordon currently serves as Senior Research Fellow for the Millennium Project of the American Council of the Unites Nations University. The Millennium Project, which he first proposed in 1988, is a global activity that links futurists, scholars, and political and corporate decision makers in a structured inquiry into global issues and solutions.

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