Revolutionaries: DARPA's Dan Kaufman in Conversation with John Markoff of The New York Times

About This Episode



Imagine what the world would look like if we gave everyone the ability to solve its toughest problems, the freedom to explore the world, and the tools to build the future. These are ideas that have been driving Dan Kaufman and his research efforts at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). He is convinced that if we build the tools and technology to empower everyone to participate, we would be amazed at the results.

John Markoff of The New York Times, who has referred to DARPA as an “Agency of Wonder,” moderates a fascinating conversation with Dan Kaufman, Director of DARPA.

Revolutionaries is the Computer History Museum´s acclaimed speaker series, featuring renowned innovators, business and technology leaders, and authors in enthralling conversations often with leading journalists. The audiences learn about the process of innovation, its risks and rewards, and failure that led to ultimate success.

*Recorded at the Computer History Museum July 24, 2012