Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Video: Craig Venter and Artificial Life

Craig Venter is a scientific maven and maverick who leads a team that is on the verge of creating artificial life that, among other things, might produce artificial organisms capable of replacing the entire petro-chemical industry. This is Important Stuff.

Venter's 2008 TEDTalk is embedded below, or here is the direct link.

2 comments:

  1. http://longnow.org/projects/seminars/

    There's a Venter talk near the top. The rest are also _really_ good

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  2. I haven't listened to the Venter talk, but I have heard a bunch of the Long Now seminars and, yeah, they are really good. Will try to make some time for the Venter talk.

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