Juan Enriquez usually gives some of the more intriguing talks at TED. He jumps from point to point spinning disjointed concepts into amazing narratives. As a former chief analyst for a "deep future" science research park and anthropologist, this is right up my alley.
Be warned watching this video will make your head swim with possibilities. As a hedge fund manager today, I believe imagination is the most important risk management tool. This video has a lot of implications.
Check out Ray Kurzweils book the Singularity is Near to understand the drivers behind all of this.