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Christine Peterson

Foresight Institute
Palo Alto, California, USA
Christine Peterson is Co-founder and former President of Foresight Institute. She lectures and writes about nanotechnology, AI, and longevity, and leads Foresight’s molecular machine research workshops. She is co-author of Unbounding the Future: the Nanotechnology Revolution (Morrow, free online) and Leaping the Abyss: Putting Group Genius to Work (knOwhere Press, also free online). She advises the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, Global Healthspan Policy Institute, National Space Society, startup Ligandal, and the Voice & Exit conference. She is credited with coining the term ‘open source software.’ She holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from MIT.