Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance

“Converging Technologies for Improving Human Performance”

by the National Science Foundation & the US Department of Commerce

 

 

“In the early decades of the twenty-first century, concentrated efforts can unify science based on the unity of nature, thereby advancing the combination of nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, and new technologies based in cognitive science. With proper attention to ethical issues and societal needs, converging technologies could achieve a tremendous improvement in human abilities, societal outcomes, the nation’s productivity, and the quality of life. This is a broad, cross- cutting, emerging and timely opportunity of interest to individuals, society and humanity in the long term.”

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