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February 6th, 2006

Revolution in a Box: the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology

Founded in December 2002, the Center for Responsible Nanotechnology has a modest goal: to ensure that the planet navigates the emerging nanotech era safely. That's a lot for a couple of volunteers to shoulder, but Mike Treder and Chris Phoenix have carried their burden well, and have done much to raise awareness of the potential risks and benefits of molecular manufacturing, including a major presentation at the US Environmental Protection Agency on the impacts of nanotechnology. We first linked to CRN back in October of 2003, and have long considered them a real WorldChanging ally.

Late last year, Mike and Chris agreed to be interviewed for WorldChanging. As they're both tremendously busy, we ended up conducting the interview as a series of email exchanges over the course of the last few months. This post captures (and organizes) the highlights of that conversation.


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