Op-Ed: Gazing into tech crystal ball, what Smart Nation vision will result in

Having celebrated its 50-year milestone last year, Singapore looks set to fast-forward into the future with its headlong push into all things tech. So, what would Singapore look like in another 50 years from now? Daniel Hastings, CEO of Singapore-MIT Alliance of Research and Technology (SMART), gives you a glimpse of what to expect as he recounts past predictions and leverages that to forecast the future. Check out his Op-Ed, Singapore 2065: Gazing into its technology crystal ball and what the Smart Nation vision will result in, published online in OpenGov Asia for more.

About Daniel Hastings

Daniel Hastings is CEO and Director, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology; and MIT Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics. the Cecil and Ida Green Education Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Engineering Systems, joined the MIT faculty in 1985 and became a full professor in 1993. He has taught seminars and courses in plasma physics, rocket propulsion, aerospace policy and space-systems engineering. From 1997 to 1999, Hastings served as the U.S. Air Force’s chief scientist, leading influential studies of Air Force investments in space and of preparations for a 21st-century science and technology workforce; from 2002 to 2008, he was a member of the National Science Board.