Winter’s love for meeting unusual people has driven many of her pieces, which sit at the middle of the Venn between science, business, and human ambition.
The MIT Media Lab scholar describes a video game in which driverless cars develop a conscience. Knight Science fellows aren’t so sure about the rules.
Mackenzie Brady Watson likes to represent nonfiction science authors: Before entering the literary world, she was a microbiology researcher. When she feels excited about ideas, and feels the same excitement from authors, she’ll offer to represent them.
Behind the catchy name and the near-deafening buzz surrounding the technology, CRISPR has the potential to help scientists understand sections of the human genome whose roles are still unknown.
“‘What if we build a website that just makes FOIA as it should be? Then we’ll take care of all the messy back-end stuff and manage that process for people.”