1. Capturing or killing the next leader of al-Quada; 2. Preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear capability in the next 5 years - by war if necessary; or 3. Ensuring US leadership in science and technology for the next generation?45 votes
What plans do you have to ensure that scientific and technological advancements are not used to harm people?
What plans do you have to ensure that scientific and technological advances will be used for the betterment of society and not for its destruction (like nuclear power and chemical pollution)26 votes
What is your view of how science and technology can best be used to ensure national security and where should we put our focus?
5. National Security. Science and technology are at the core of national security like never before. What is your view of how science and technology can best be used to ensure national security and where should we put our focus?25 votes
What should we do to ensure that powerful new technologies don't fall into the wrong hands or otherwise get out of control?
Many emerging and future technologies posses the potential to do great harm to humanity if not used properly. For example, the coming decade will see increased use of UAVs by commercial organizations, and possibly private citizens. These drones will be incredibly useful to our society, but would also be powerful weapons in the hands of terrorists. How do we maintain control of the things we create?12 votes
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