The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology is soliciting ideas

byKevin9y12th Jul 201083 comments


The question that the ideas are supposed to be in response to is:

What are the critical infrastructures that only government can help provide that are needed to enable creation of new biotechnology, nanotechnology, and information technology products and innovations -- a technological congruence that we have been calling the “Golden Triangle" -- that will lead to new jobs and greater GDP?"

Here are links to some proposed ideas that you should vote for, assuming you agree with them. You do have to register to vote, but the email confirmation arrives right away and it shouldn't take much more than two minutes of your time altogether. Why should you do this? The top voted ideas from this request for ideas will be seen by some of the top policy recommendation makers in the USA. They probably won't do anything like immediately convene a presidential panel on AGI, but we are letting them know that these things are really important.

Research the primary cause of degenerative diseases: aging / biological senescence

Explore proposals for sustaining the economy despite ubiquitous automation

Establish a Permanent Panel or Program to Address Global Catastrophic Risks, Including AGI

Does anyone have any other ideas? Feel free to submit them directly to ideascale, but it may be a better idea to first post them in the comments of this post for discussion.