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This post includes links to several research efforts into risks associated with emerging technologies such as Emerging Nanotechnologies and Synthetic Biology

http://www.riskscience.umich.edu/world-economic-forum-highlights-risks-emerging-technologies/

Date: January 15, 2015 at 9:24:05 AM EST
From: Risk Science Center
Subject: [New post] World Economic Forum highlights risks of emerging technologies

World Economic Forum highlights risks of emerging technologies

by Andrew Maynard

The challenges of governing emerging technologies are highlighted by the World Economic Forum in the 2015 edition of its Global Risks Report. Focusing in particular on synthetic biology, gene drives and artificial intelligence, the report warns that these and other emerging technologies present hard-to-foresee risks, and that oversight mechanisms need to more effectively balance likely benefits [?|]


Andrew Maynard | January 15, 2015 at 9:22 am | Tags: Emerging Technologies, Global Risks, WEF, World Economic Forum | Categories: 2020 Science, Environmental Health, Technology Innovation | URL: http://www.riskscience.umich.edu/?p=14122

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