James Hughes, Ph.D. explains how 21st century politics are complicated and enriched by the entrance of "biopolitics", which has created unusual political bedfellows. He argues for a democratic transhumanist approach as we navigate this new territory.
The Risk/Benefit Yardsticks Were Just Moved Off the Field: How Technological Convergence Renders Current Risk Assessment Models Obsolete, and What to Do About It
Douglas Mulhall, author of "The Calcium Bomb", urges us to use nanotechnology to take bold steps towards eradicating many common diseases in the world today. By doing so, not only will be save millions of lives, but we can promote the benefits of nanotechnology in the eyes of the public.
Proactionary Nano-Policy: Managing Massive Decisions for Tiny Technologies
Max More, Ph.D. compares precautionary and proactionary methods to managing the risks of nanotechnology and urges the latter approach.
Global Geoethical Implementation of Nanofactory Production: Multi-Stakeholder Engagement for Effective Policy and Administrative Structures
Mike Treder introduces the concept of nanofactories and argues for the swift development of global, multi-stakeholder policies to manage this rapidly advancing technology. He warns that the technology might develop before sound policies, at the cost of great benefits and risking great dangers.