This is part of the international conference An Open World: Science, Technology and Society in the Light of Niels Bohrs Thoughts (2013). You can access all the talks at this link:
This specific plenary examines how new forms of economic innovation and political activism are enabled by especially the internet., wireless communication, and social media. What choices and struggles in each domain condition how well new options are developed - and what dangers and dilemmas come with openness?
MD, Dr. of Science from Copenhagen University. Research focuses on the mechanisms underlying the human aging process.
Founder and Director of Great Wall Enterprise Institute, a consulting institute in Beijing focusing on innovative reserach. He has been engaged in science and technology policy for nearly 20 years and has been awarded for his outstanding contribution to Zhongguancun Science Park, Beijing.
Eric von Hippel
Economist and professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, specializing in the economics of distributed and open innovation.
Founder and director of Independent Diplomat, a diplomatic advisory group. He served in the British Foreign Service 1989-2004.
Techno sociologist with focus on the Arab Spring, the Gezi Park protests, and social media. She is Assistant professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, at the School of Information and Library Science.