The Quest for Safety in a Networked World
A panel discussion on the future of terrorism and technology
Presented by The Graduate School of Journalism and the Goldman School of Public Policy
Introduction by Dean Orville Schell, Graduate School of Journalism
Panel Moderated by Dean Michael Nacht, Goldman School of Public Policy
Kris Pister - Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), co-founder of Dust Networks, and chief architect of patent pending SmartMesh technology.
John Gage - Chief Researcher, Sun Microsystems
Stephen Maurer - Acting Director of the Goldman School of Public Policy's Homeland and IT Security Program.
Roger Brent - President and Research Director, Molecular Sciences Institute in Berkeley
Katrina Heron, Martha Baer and Evan Ratliff - co-authors of "SAFE: The Race To Protect Ourselves In a Newly Dangerous World" (HarperCollins, February 2005).
A just-published review in Newsweek magazine says,
"SAFE" is an ambitious book. Not only does it identify many of the major vulnerabilities that pulse through modern society, it also attempts to present practical, technologically informed solutions."
Heron is the former Editor-in-Chief of Wired magazine, to which both Baer and Ratliff are longtime contributors.
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In post-9/11 world, new technology is providing better means of achieving true homeland security while at the same time furthering the potential for techno-abetted terror.
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