Issue (WIWE) status: Submitted, Unpublished
Weak Signal's progress: Advanced
This Weak Signal came from:
The source of this Weak Signal:
Ian PEARSON, "Futurizon", interviewed by "MIOIR".
Weak Signal's description:
We have people trying to make synthetic bacteria for energy conversion technology, such as converting coal into methane. That kind of technology, linked with other technology in IT, such as multi core processors – if you follow those down the line far enough it becomes a weak signal of how computing might go. We might have millions or billions of cores and the best way to produce those is by using synthetic biology.
DIE ZEIT (Germany), Financial Times (Germany), El Heraldo (Colombia), Prospective Foresicht Network (France), Nationalencyklopedin (Sweden), EFP - European Foresight Platform (EC), EULAKS - European Union & Latin America Knowledge Society (EC), CfWI - Centre for Workforce Intelligence (UK), INFU - Innovation Futures (EC), Towards A Future Internet (EC), dstl - Defence S&T Laboratory (UK), EFSA - European Food Safety Agency (EU), Malaysia Foresight Programme (Malaysia), Bulletins Electroniques (Austria/France) & more...