Peter Lee on the future of DARPA and transformational technology

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A post at the CCC blog points us to the video of a talk that Peter Lee, on leave as Head of the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University to serve at DARPA as the Director of the new Transformational Convergence Technology Office (DARPA/TCTO), gave a U Wash this week.

US Capitol DomeTCTO is re-establishing basic research programs in a broad range of rapidly emerging computing-enabled technology areas such as social media, synthetic biology, high-performance computing, and networking, as well as employing a diverse range of innovation strategies including broad community programs, competitions/challenges, and crowd sourcing.

…The talk is inspiring and informative. Watch the streaming video here.


  1. Peter Lee will have no credibility in Academia after this becomes public: