In this edition of The Forum, hosted by Bridget Kendall and broadcast on 19 September 2010, British geneticist Dame Linda Partridge, American new media visionary Clay Shirky and I discuss whether we are “heading towards a brave new world”. A podcast version of the programme can be downloaded from the BBC website. Alternatively, you can listen to the programme by clicking on the media player on top of this page, or download it following the link above.