editions
1999

 

1999

Edge 61— October 25, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
THE THING THAT I CALL DOUG"
A Talk with Douglas Rushkoff

(10,281 words)


Edge 60— August 16, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
THE END OF TIME
A Talk with Julian Barbour
(5,843 words)
Edge 59— August 16, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
THE DISRESPECTED STUDENT
— OR —
THE NEED FOR THE VIRTUAL UNIVERSITY
A Talk with Roger Schank
DIGERATI
"Power Agent Sees Book Publishing's Digital Destiny"
Wired's
Warren St. John spends a day in the life of this mad-dog maverick.
THE REALITY CLUB

Douglas Rushkoff on Judith Harris' "Children Don't Do Things Half Way"
George Dyson on "The World Question Center"
(8,112 words)

Edge 58— June 29, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
"CHILDREN DON'T DO THINGS HALF WAY"
A Talk with Judith Rich Harris
THE REALITY CLUB
David Berreby on "Dennett's Deal"
Philip W. Anderson and Joseph Traub on Jared Diamond's "How to Get Rich"
(9,101 words)

Edge 57— June 14, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
"RESCUING MEMORY"
A Talk with Steven Rose
EDGE IN THE NEWS

Netscape Open Directory > Internet > Cyberspace > Culture
THE MILLION-DOLLAR SCIENCE PRIZE
Clifford Pickover, Howard Gardner
THE REALITY CLUB
Nicholas Humphrey, Colin Tudge, and Peter Tallack on "Dennett's Deal"
Paul Davies on Jared Diamond's "How to Get Rich"
(9,247 words)

Edge 56— June 7, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
"HOW TO GET RICH"
A Talk by Jared Diamond
"DENNETT'S DEAL"
Daniel C. Dennett
THE MILLION-DOLLAR SCIENCE PRIZE
Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi, Lawrence M. Krauss, Bart Kosko, Delta Willis, David G. Myers, Judith Rich Harris, Robert Provine
(9,761 words)

Edge 55— May 22, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
THE MILLION-DOLLAR SCIENCE PRIZE

Richard Dawkins, Stewart Brand, Paul C. Davies, Marc D. Hauser, Steven Pinker, Nicholas Humphrey, Philip W. Anderson
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT INVENTION OF THE PAST 2,000 YEARS?
Murray Gell-Mann, Patrick Bateson, Gino Segre
THE REALITY CLUB
Pamela McCorduck on Marc D. Hauser
Arnold Trehub responds to Stanislas Deheane
George Lakoff responds to Dehaene, Blaskeslee, Hauser, and Trehub
[7,548 words]

Edge 54— April 18, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
"ANIMAL MINDS "
A Talk with Marc D. Hauser

THE REALITY CLUB
Margaret Wertheim on George Lakoff
[8,325 words]

Edge 53— April 8, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
"IS SCIENCE KILLING THE SOUL?"
Richard Dawkins & Steven Pinker

Chaired by Tim Radford
THE REALITY CLUB
Jaron Lanier on Daniel C. Dennett's The Evolution of Culture
EDGE IN THE NEWS
Time Out New York - "MIND MELD"
By Tom Samiljan - April 8-15, 1999 Issue No. 185
[15,780 words]

Edge 52— April 1, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
"THE EVOLUTION OF CULTURE"
Daniel C. Dennett: The Charles Simonyi Lecture, Oxford

THE REALITY CLUB
Marc D. Hauser, Sandra Blakeslee, and Stanislas Dehaene on George Lakoff
Oliver Morton on What Is The Most Important Invention in the Past Two Thousand Years"
Lee Smolin on "Special Relativity: Why Cant You Go Faster Than Light?" by W. Daniel Hillis; Hillis Responds
(11,941 words)

Edge 51— March 9, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
"PHILOSOPHY IN THE FLESH"
A Talk with George Lakoff
EDGE IN THE NEWS
Editorial: "The Elite Inventions" by John Rennie, Editor In Chief, Scientific American, March 1999
THE REALITY CLUB
Mary Catherine Bateson on "the dullest invention"
DIGERATI
The Annual "Billionaires' Dinner" Photo Album
(8,8682 words)

Edge 50— February 8, 1999
THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER
WHAT QUESTIONS ARE ON PSYCHOLOGISTS' MINDS TODAY?
David G. Myers
EDGE IN THE NEWS
"CONTEMPLATING THE WONDERS OF THE WORLD"
By Bill Gates
THE THIRD CULTURE
WHAT IS THE GREATEST INVENTION? THE ARGUMENT GOES ON....
Asahi Shimbun
(3,785 words)

Edge 49 — January 25, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
"SPECIAL RELATIVITY: WHY CANT YOU GO FASTER THAN LIGHT?"
W. Daniel Hillis
"WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT INVENTION IN THE PAST TWO THOUSAND YEARS? "
John Barrow, Todd Siler, Peter Tallack, Brian Goodwin
EDGE IN THE NEWS

Wired News, ABCNEWS.COM, FEED, Salon,Daily Telegraph, DaveNet on "What Is The Most Important Invention In The Past Two Thousand Years"
(4,644 words)

Edge 48 — January 4, 1999
THE THIRD CULTURE
"WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT INVENTION IN THE PAST TWO THOUSAND YEARS?"
(1, 046 word email — Full edition on Edge: 41,000 words)
EDGE IN THE NEWS
• Newsweek and Newsweek.com, January 4, 1998, "The Power of Big Ideas" By Sharon Begley
• The Wall Street Journal and The Wall Street Journal Interactive (Subscription Required), "The Nominees for Best Invention Of the Last Two Millennia Are . . ." By David Bank
Staff Reporter of The Wall Street Journal
EDGE WEBSITE REDESIGN
• "The EDGE INdex"
(41,000 words)

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