Definitely worth listening to the RadioLab show episode “So-Called Life”. The second act describes some “bioengineering kids” who engineered sweet smelling E.coli. I’m sure some of them hang out at OWW. The BioEngineer’s song at the end of the 2nd act is definitely worth listening to, still trying to find a link. The third act talks with founder of Codon Devices, George Church, and Craig. They describe George Church “as Santa Clause as played by Clark Gable.”
Reed posted an update on the earmarked money that was successfully removed the legislation.