BUSINESSWEEK ONLINE : AUGUST 30, 1999 ISSUE
COVER STORY -- 21 IDEAS FOR THE 21st CENTURY

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INTRODUCTION
BT PLC's Futurologist

1 ENERGY
Distributed Power Coalition of America

Capstone Microturbines

West Bioenergy

The Maine Solar House

Journal of Home-Made Power

2 NATIONALISM
United Nations Homepage

3 MANAGEMENT
4 NANOTECHNOLOGY
Video Link: Gerd Binnig, Director of Research, IBM
(Needs G2 Player)

Brad Hein's Nanotechnology Site

Mitre Corp.'s nanotechnology program

Eric Drexler's Foresight Institute

NASA picture gallery of nanotech devices

New York University's nanobot (made from DNA)

Nanotechnology and Molecular Machines

Nanotechnology Magazine

Gallery of Molecular Machines

Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology Database

5 TIME
Online Q&A: One Man Opts for Slowing Down Instead of Speeding Up

Rheingold's Brainstorms

Universal Time

Universal Time Conversion Table

6 RELIGION
The Religious Movements Homepage

Facets of Religion

7 HUMANITY
BT Labs' Homepage

CMU's Synthetic Interviews technology

The Next Few Steps (Document Download)

When I'm 64 (Document Download)

BT Labs' Views of the Future

Wired Magazine: Peter Cochrane Will Microprocess Your Soul?

8 ENVIRONMENT
Online Q&A: A Conservationist Exposes the Danger to Wildlife from Hunting

Wildlife Conservation Society

Facts about the Rain Forest

ABC News: Stealing Nature

9 COMMUNICATIONS
Online Q&A: Music Will Become a Service, Not a Product

Joshua McFadden's personal home page

Oberlin College's Technology in Music and Related Arts Program

Electronic Frontier Foundation Home Page

Shoutcast.com

mp3Now.com

mp3.com

EMusic.com

Recording Industry Association of America

10 POPULATIONS
The President's New Sprawl Initiative: A Program In Search of a Problem

Urban Sprawl

11 BIOLOGY
Online Original: Life on Mars? The Answer May Be in Antarctica

Clues from Vostok to Europa

Lake Discovered Under Antarctic Ice

Key to Past Climate in Arctic Ice

Evidence of Life on Mars

Life from Mars: Photos

12 ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Online Q&A: Half-Man, Half-Machine: The Mind of the Future

Video Link: Gerd Binnig, Director of Research, IBM
(Needs G2 Player)

Time is on the Cyborgs' side

The Next Phase of Evolution

Advanced Telecom Research Institute (ATR)

ATR's Brain Builder group

Swiss Federal Research Institute's Logic Systems Lab

University of Sussex evolutionary hardware and adaptive systems

Nick Bostrom, Philosophy Dept., London School of Economics

Hans Moravec's "Robot: Mere Machine to Transcendent Mind"

Symposium on Roger Penrose's "Shadows of the Mind"

CMU Artificial Intelligence Repository

Contemporary Philosophy of Mind Bibliography

MIT's AI Lab

University of Edinburgh's AI applications group

American Association for Artificial Intelligence

13 HEALTH
Chemoprevention -- The Answer to Cancer?

Questions and Answers about Tamoxifen

Raloxifene for Osteoporotic Women

14 INTERNET
Online Q&A: An Internet Pioneer Moves toward Nomadic Computing

Video Link: Cherry Murray, Head of Physical Research Lab, Bell Labs
(Needs G2 Player)

Sante Fe Institute

Dr. Leonard Kleinrock's web page

Dr. Leonard Kleinrock's personal history of the internet

30th Anniversary, birth of the internet at UCLA

15 MONEY
Online Q&A: An Economist's Plan for Minimizing Risk

Robert J. Shiller Home Page

16 DEMOGRAPHICS
Online Q&A: Birth Rates Are Down, but the Population is Growing

United Nations Population Information Network

17 POLITICS
Online Q&A: Technology Has Energized and Engaged Voters as Never Before

"Web White and Blue: Political Forum"



18 EDUCATION
Online Q&A: Does High School Serve Today's Advanced Adolescents?

Video Link: Nathan Myrhvold, Chief Technical Officer, Microsoft
(Needs G2 Player)

19 GENES
Online Q&A: A "Knocked-Out Mouse May Hold the Key to Better Pharmacology

Human Genome Project Information

To Know Ourselves: The Genome Project

The Human Genome Project: Links to related sites

20 LIFESTYLE
Tax free city at sea

21 QUANTUM COMPUTERS
Online Q&A: Relying on Mother Nature to Make a Quantum Computer

Quantum Computing Information

NMR Quantum Computing Home Page

SCI-FI GUIDE
BOOK CHAPTER: The Sparrow
By Mary Doria Russell

BOOK CHAPTER: The Diamond Age
By Neal Stephenson