About the Author
Shelly Fan is a neuroscientist at the University of California, San Francisco. She works as a contributing editor to the online publication Singularity Hub, which seeks to chronicle technological advancement, and she also runs the award winning science blog NeuroFantastic.
Matthew Taylor is Chief Executive of the RSA, a 250-year old British institution devoted to enriching society through ideas and action to deliver a 21st-century enlightenment. A writer, public speaker and broadcaster, he has written widely on policy, politics, public service reform and cultural theory, and frequently appears on Newsnight, The Daily Politics, and Radio 4’s Today and The Moral Maze. He was previously General Secretary and Chief Executive of the Institute for Public Policy Research, Britain’s leading think tank.