editions
1998

 

1998

Edge 47 — November 24, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
"BIRTH ORDER AND THE NURTURE MISASSUMPTION: A REPLY TO JUDITH HARRIS"
by Frank Sulloway
THE REALITY CLUB
Philip W. Anderson on John H. McWhorter's "The Demise of Affirmative Action at UC Berkeley"
• John H. McWhorter responds to David Bunnell and Daniel C. Dennett
• Catherine Bateson, George Dyson, Douglas Rushkoff, and Duncan Steel on Stewart Brand's "The Clock of the Long Now"
EDGE IN THE NEWS
En Route — AirCanada October 1998, Cyber Dandy, Super Web MEETING OF THE MINDS (www.Edge.org)
(11,159 words)


Edge 46 — August 15, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
"THE CLOCK OF THE LONG NOW"
A Talk with Stewart Brand
THE REALITY CLUB
• Richard Dawkins and Daniel C. Dennett on John H. McWhorter's "The Demise of Affirmative Action at UC Berkeley"
• Steve Quartz on Biological Metaphors, Microsoft, and the Economics of Ideas
(6,681 words)

Edge 45 — July 30, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
"THE DEMISE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AT UC BERKELEY: DISSECTING THE STALEMATE"
by John H.McWhorter
THE REALITY CLUB
• Howard Garnder and David Bunnell on John McWhorter's "The Demise of Affirmative Action at UC Berkeley"
• Tom Standage responds to J. Doyne Farmer
(9,934 words)

Edge 44 — June 20, 1998
DIGERATI
"CODE:" Farmer vs. Simonyi
(4,189 words)

Edge 43 — June 20, 1998
DIGERATI
"CODE:" Charles Simonyi, Tom Standage, and George Dyson on "CODE"
THE THIRD CULTURE
"HOW CAN EDUCATED PEOPLE CONTINUE TO BE RADICAL ENVIRONMENTALISTS?"
A Talk by David Lykken?
(5,676 words)

Edge 42 — June 13, 1998
DIGERATI
"CODE:" George Dyson & John Brockman: A Dialogue
THE REALITY CLUB
• Judith Rich Harris on Frank Sulloway's "How Is Personality Formed?"
• Marc D. Hauser and Jaron Lanier on Geoffrey Miller's "Sexual Selection and the Mind"
(8,860 words)

Edge 41 — May 26, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
"SEXUAL SELECTION AND THE MIND"
A Talk with Goeffrey Miller
(5,480 words)

Edge 40 — May 17, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
"HOW IS PERSONALITY FORMED?"
A Talk with Frank J. Sulloway
THE REALITY CLUB
• Marc Lambert on Art and Science: The Deeper Links
(10,971 words)

Edge 39 — April 30, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
"COMPETING FOR CONSCIOUSNESS: HOW SUBCONSCIOUS THOUGHTS COOK ON THE BACK BURNER"
A Talk by William H. Calvin
Edge UNIVERSITY
Harvard Report Card: Professor Marc D. Hauser
THE REALITY CLUB
•  Verena Huber-Dyson responds to Brian Rotman
EDGE IN THE NEWS
Los Angeles Times, SCIENCE WATCH; A Brief History of How the Once-Maligned Nerd Became Cool (3/30/98) By Lee Dye
(8,239 words)

Edge 38 — April 15, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
JARED DIAMOND AWARDED PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION
THE REALITY CLUB
• Bill Gates on Jared Diamond
• Patrick Bateson on "The Two Steves"
• Brian Rotman on Verena Huber-Dyson
(4,784 words)

Edge 37 — March 25, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
"THE TWO STEVES"—PINKER VS. ROSE—A DEBATE (PART II)
THE REALITY CLUB
• Stanislas Dehaene and Margaret Wertheim on Verena Huber-Dyson's "On The Nature of Mathematical Concepts"
• Huber-Dyson responds to Herz, Hersh, Dehaene and Wertheim
• John Horgan and Stuart Hameroff on Marvin Minsky's "Consciousness is a Big Suitcase"
EDGE IN THE NEWS
"The Hot New Medium is ... Email" by David S, Bennehum, Wired, April 1998
(11,368 words)

Edge 36 — March 10, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
"THE TWO STEVES"—PINKER VS. ROSE—A DEBATE (PART I)
EDGE IN THE NEWS
"Interrogate Yourself" (Editorial: 2/7/98)
The New Scientist

(10,894 words)

Edge 35 — February 27, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
• "CONSCIOUSNESS IS A BIG SUITCASE"
A Talk with Marvin Minsky
• "The Third Culture"
by Kevin Kelly
EDGE IN THE NEWS
"World Domination, Corporate Cubism and Alien Mind Control at Digerati Dinner", Upside.Com , February 23, 1998 by Trish Williams
THE REALITY CLUB
J.C. Herz and Reuben Hersh on Verena Huber-Dyson
(9,226 words)

Edge 34 — February 16, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
"ON THE NATURE OF MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS: WHY AND HOW DO MATHEMATICIANS JUMP TO CONCLUSIONS?"
by Verena Huber-Dyson
Edge UNIVERSITY
"E-Mail Messages Of Scientific Stars Are Required Reading In Harvard U. Course"Article in The Chronicle Of Higher Education (2/12/98) by Lisa Guernsey
THE REALITY CLUB
• Delta Willis on Colin Blakemore's Question
• Oliver Morton on Duncan Steel
• Howard Rheingold, Kevin Kelly on Pattie Maes
(13,685 words)

Edge 33 — January 20, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
"INTELLIGENCE AUGMENTATION"
A Talk with Patty Maes
"THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER - III"
Pattie Maes, Anne Fausto-Sterling, Stephen H. Schneider
THE REALITY CLUB
Stewart Brand, Paolo Pignatelli, Duncan Steel
(6,545 words)

Edge 32 — January 12, 1998
THE THIRD CULTURE
"THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER - II"
• Colin Blakemore, Sidney Coleman, Liz Else, Katie Hafner, J.C. Herz, Donald Johanson, John McCrea, Hans-Joachim Metzger, David G. Myers, Michael Nesmith, George F. Smoot, George C. Williams, Delta Willis, Lewis Wolpert
EDGE IN THE NEWS
The Independent , December 31, 1997. Oliver Morton
Atlantic Unbound , Web Citation, January 8, 1998
THE REALITY CLUB
• Douglas Rushkoff and David Deutsch on The World Question Center
(3,855 words)

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