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October 24th, 2005
Liveblogging the Foresight Vision Weekend
Christine Peterson: The Foresight Vision Weekend is off-the-record, so I’m not able to do real liveblogging. At the moment, we’re listening to Patrick Hopkins speak on “Who Will Hate Nanotechnology and Why?” There have been many great talks, but I’ll select just one as an example. Yesterday we heard from Peter Diamandis, Chairman of the X Prize Foundation, gave a hugely inspirational talk on how and why the X Prize succeeded so well, and how we can design an “X Prize for Nanotech” to get similar results in our field.
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