Kaushik Rajan and Tiziana Terranova are university professors who have made observations about the human genome and the internet respectively. In Bio Capital: the Constitution of Postgenomic Life, Rajan explains how the human genome project developed and what its implications are for society. Terranova reveals the impact that the internet is having on society in Network Culture: Politics for the Information Age....
heisalsocalled) waschiefministerintheyear2000 but hisVision2020
(pp. 77,78) was thatAndhraPradeshwouldbe"aStatewherepovertyistotally
G e n o m e V a l l e y
isatwohundredacreknowledgeparkwhichis ajoint initiativeoftheIndustrial
CreditandInvestmentCorporationofIndia( ICICI ,thenation'slargestprivatebank)
andtheAndhraPradeshstategovernment. (p.92)TheKnowledgeParkisafirst of
its kindinIndia andinsomewaysismodeledonSiliconValleyUSA.Butwhereas
SiliconValleyisprimarilyidentifiedwith computers, GenomeValley is the biotechhub
ofIndia.Itprovidesworldclassfacilitiestoover one hundredbiotech companies.
M u m b a i( B o m b a y )
(p.84) Italsohappens to bethe fourthlargest city in the world. Itwasformerlyknown
asBombayand it isanoldcitybut thisancientcityis also developingits own
modern biotech industryasisits fellowIndian cityof Hyderabad.
WhilethereisnothinglikeGenomeValleyin thatpart of Indiayet,there are
hospitals. (p.96)Inaddition,there isabiotechnologycompany in Mumbainamed