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Andrew Hessel

Autodesk Distinguished Researcher Andrew Hessel is a futurist and catalyst in biological technologies aiming to reduce the gap between science fiction and science. In addition to his work with Autodesk’s Bio/Nano Programmable Matter group, he...

Andrew Hessel of Singularity University on Biotech and Procreation

In this short talk from Techonomy 2011 in Tuscon, Ariz., Andrew Hessel, Co-Chair of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology at Singularity University, describes how his work engineering the genome has shifted his views on human reproduction in...

Great Short “Bio” Videos from Techonomy’s Chief Program Officer

As we wrapped our second Techonomy Bio conference a couple of weeks ago, it got me thinking about how many interesting “bio” related 180s we've produced in recent years. Our “180° Talks” are three-minute presentations...

Programmable Life

Synthetic biology opens new doors on what life can be, and do. How will we utilize the awesome new tools at our disposal? In this video, Andrew Hessel of Autodesk moderates a discussion with Ellen Jorgensen of...

Cancer Drugs: Better, Faster, Cheaper

To beat cancer we need more targeted drugs, made faster, made cheaper. And that means we need to fix the way cancer drugs are made. Andrew Hessel of Autodesk gives a presentation on how we...

Using Software to Program the Building Blocks of Life

“What’s beautiful about software is that it makes complex jobs easy,” opines Andrew Hessel, a distinguished researcher at Autodesk, the software company best known for the design software, AutoCAD. What’s really beautiful about what Hessel...

From Homebrew Computers to Biohacking: Innovators of Two Generations

Stewart Brand, president of the Long Now Foundation, joined Eri Gentry, cofounder of the BioCurious hackerspace in Sunnyvale and a research manager at think-tank Institute for the Future, for a wide ranging conversation about “Life...

Life 2.0: Stewart Brand et al

Sooner than we think we may be able to create everything we know synthetically. Bio-engineering is on the cusp of creating an era of inventions that will radically change our perceptions of the possible. What...

Gearing Up for Next Tuesday and Wednesday’s NYC Conferences

Just a few days until Techonomy Health next Tuesday May 16th and Techonomy NYC Wednesday May 17th. Among sessions at Health, we'll look at cancer, genomics, and a lot on wellness and community–the roots of...

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