Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt believes biology is the next frontier in computing: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/02/eric-schmidt-says-hes-eyeing-biology-for-the-next-computing-frontier.html #Biology #Military #InfoSec #SE

Key Points

  • Former CEO Eric Schmidt said biology is in a “golden period,” making it perfect for tech.
  • Schmidt said data from human eyes will generate new algorithms.
  • He also said computing and biology need each other now more than ever.

Schmidt said he’d like to marry the two worlds as quickly as possible. At one point, he asked the crowd to “build bacteria that absorbs CO2,” adding “We need it at scale and we need it in the next 10 to 15 years.”