Meeting of the Minds Meeting of the Minds: The Future of Technology

The Future of Technology

Technology: it's powering the 21st century and having a profound impact on our world. But can tech prosper without peril? CNBC gathers the industry's most esteemed leaders to answer tough questions and chart a path forward.

The Discussion

Technology is the new power source for the 21st century and it's having a profound impact on the way we think, live, and do business around the world. But with advances in technology come challenges as well: who is writing the rules for tech? Can tech bring us prosperity without peril? And how do we control tech without letting it control us? CNBC's Maria Bartiromo gathers the biggest and most relevant names in industry gather to answer those questions in Meeting of the Minds: The Future of Technology.

Video Excerpts

  • Privacy Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | 12:08 AM ET

    Privacy is a hot button issue in the tech sector, and one that impacts us on a government, corporate, and personal level. Padmasree Warrior of Cisco and Glenn Hutchins of Silver Lake Partners break down the key issues, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Cyber Security Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | 12:07 AM ET
    Cyber Security

    A panel of leaders from business, government, and academia share a spirited conversation about technology. How should we manage the risk of cyber terrorism? CNBC's Maria Bartiromo talks with Vivek Kundra, U.S. Chief Information Officer, and TJ Rodgers, CEO of Cypress Semiconductor Corp.

  • The Future of Technology/BP Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | 12:04 AM ET
    The Future of Technology/BP

    Technology is having a profound impact on the way we think, live, and do business around the world. But with advances in technology come myriad challenges¿the BP crisis is a prime example.TJ Rodgers, CEO of Cypress Semiconductors, assesses the situation and places the blame squarely on BP, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • The BP Crisis â?? Whoâ??s Reponsible? Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | 12:06 AM ET
    The BP Crisis – Who’s Reponsible?

    An in-depth look at technology, the way it shapes our lives and businesses, as well as the potential dangers of rapid advancement. The group debates responsibility for the BP crisis, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Alternative Energy Monday, 21 Jun 2010 | 12:05 AM ET
    Alternative Energy

    An insightful round table of leaders and visionaries who debate the most provocative issues coming out of the tech space today. Take a look as the group demands a closer look at the BP crisis, one that includes robust risk management, with CNBCs Maria Bartiromo.

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