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  • Jun 18 2011: I missing element in our scientific development work as humanity is any unifying consious strategy to priortize talent and resources towards key goals. there has never been infact ever a conversation around which problems across the plethora of sciences would give humanity a leap forward. It need not be "the grand theory" but maybe a better measuring principle which would help verify/ falsify some of the existing theories like strings. Frankly, being an Engineer biases me towards backend of science then front end. But it is my hypothesis that more accurate & sensitive clocks and such have led to subsequent theories or atest their proofs. Its tough one but wonder if TED could create a conversation around what problems should Humanity prioritze to take leap.

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