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- William Halal President of TechCast; also author of "Technology’s Promise: Expert Knowledge on the Transformation of Business and Society (Palgrave); and Professor Emeritus of Science, Technology, & Innovation; and the CoFounder of Institute for Knowledge & Innovation at George Washington University
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