Living in Integral Cities: A conversation with Marilyn Hamilton

Dr. Marilyn Hamilton is one of the world’s most thoughtful commentators on the future of cities, and how they can become more “alive” expressing and serving the deep needs and aspirations of their inhabitants, living closer to nature. It is a timely conversation in an era of urban dystopia.

We Can Have Peace in East Asia Through Regional Prosperity | Opinion

China and the U.S. are now hurtling by design or inadvertence into war, with no offramp or effective mechanism to prevent it. The present danger is acute for four reasons. The political and military leadership in both countries are framing the conflict as a struggle for world hegemony, with China seeking to shift the balance […]

Gaiapolis East Asia

Highlights of the Conversation with Gaiapolis Project Founders In this video, the Gaiapolis founders discuss the practical challenges in realizing the Gaiapolis vision in the complex setting of East Asia. The matter is urgent, given the rising military and political tensions in the region. Gaiapolis suggests that rapidly enhancing quality in every sphere of life […]

Scientists should see beyond flawed model for more accurate earthquake prediction

Julian Gresser says new warning system with more precursors of seismic activity shows promise. Today is the six-year anniversary of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, which killed nearly 70,000 people, injured over 370,000 others and left about 4.8 million people homeless. Few things in this life are certain, but the human tragedy attending mega earthquakes is […]

The Trigger Method: A Powerful Way to Assess the Leverage of Strategic Industries and Technologies in Economic Growth and Job Creation

The Trigger Method (in Japanese: hikigane shiho) (The Trigger Method PDF) was conceived during a two- year research project and special cross disciplinary course conducted by Professor Julian Gresser at the Harvard Law School and MIT’s Program on Science, Technology, and Society between 1982-1984. It was part of a book Partners in Prosperity—Strategic Industries for the U.S. and […]

Seeing the Big Picture in Medical Science

A 21st-century collaborative framework has the potential to deliver more effective and affordable therapies by aligning and engaging all sectors of society. By Julian Gresser, Jeffrey L. Goldberg, & Alfredo A. Sadun  (originally published in Stanford Social Innovation Review) More than one billion people today are suffering or dying from some form of neurodegenerative disease, and […]