Hana El-Samad: ‘A Star in Her Field’: UCSF, March 26, 2013

Hana El-Samad: ‘A Star in Her Field’ To explain her research into the workings of cells, UCSF scientist Hana El-Samad offers an analogy from the world of machines. “Imagine a telephone or Internet network,” she says. “Despite their staggering complexity, packets of information find their destination on these networks and are interpreted correctly.” Cells work […]

Second Life will be bigger than the Internet

That was the startling assertion I heard from Philip Rosedale, CEO of San Francisco’s Linden Lab, producer of the virtual world Second Life, at a breakfast hosted by Conde Nast’s new business magazine Portfolio at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco on Tuesday morning, Sept. 11. Yet despite such an outrageously hype-filled statement, Rosedale […]