editions
2001

 

2001
Edge 92— October 31, 2001
THE THIRD CULTURE
ERNST MAYR: WHAT EVOLUTION IS
Introduction by Jared Diamond
A Continuation of AN EDGE QUESTION: "WHAT NOW?"
Most recent responses: David Deutsch, Mark Stahlman, Richard Rabkin, Derrick de Kerckhove
EDGE IN THE NEWS
FOCUS: "Der Geist zu Geld macht
By Jochen Wegner
Photographs by Tobias Everke
FUTURE: THE AVENTIS MAGAZINE: "The Connector"
By Andrian Kreye
Photographs by Abe Frajndlich
THE SCOUT
October 26, 2001 — Volume 7, Number 40
(8,900 words)

Edge 91— October 16, 2001
THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER
A Continuation of AN EDGE QUESTION: "WHAT NOW?"
Most recent responses: Margaret Wertheim, Kevin Kelly, Paul W. Ewald, Roger Schank, Steven Strogatz, J. Doyne Farmer, Esther Dyson, David Berreby, Sylvia Paull, Julian Brown, Jordan Pollack, Cliff Barney, Jay Ogilvy, Timothy Taylor.
(11,167 words)

Edge 90— October 1, 2001
THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER
AN EDGE QUESTION: "WHAT NOW?" Responses (most recent first):The Editors of Nature, Mary Catherine Bateson, Richard Dawkins, Robert Axelrod, David Farber, Geoffrey Miller, Freeman Dyson. Robert Provine, Jaron Lanier, Timothy Taylor, Joel Garreau. George Dyson, John McCarthy, Chris Stringer, Steve Grand, Robert Aunger, David G. Myers, Piet Hut, John Maddox, Keith Devlin, Frank Schirrmacher, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Todd Feinberg, M.D., Martin Rees, Douglas Rushkoff, Michael Nesmith, Tor Nørretranders, Bruce Sterling, George Lakoff, Nicholas Humphrey Peter Von Sivers, Cliff Pickover, James P. O'Donnell, Colin Tudge, Karl Sabbagh, Luyen Chou, Yossi Vardi, Todd Siler, Roger C. Schank
( 32,225 words)

Edge 89 — August 23, 2001
THE THIRD CULTURE

MICHAEL SHERMER: Science and the Psychology of Beliefs
REALITY CLUB
Stuart Hameroff & Paola Zizzi on Seth Lloyd

( 7,206 words)

Edge 88 — August 7, 2001
REBOOTING CIVILIZATION
EDGE AT EASTOVER FARM: David Gelernter, Brian Greene, Marc D. hauser, Alan Guth, Hordan Pollack, Jaron lanier, Lee Smolin
EDGE IN THE NEWS:
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, The New York Times
RAY KURZWEIL:
One Half of an Argument — A Response to Jaron Lanier
REALITY CLUB
David Berreby, Lynn Margulis, John Horgan on Francisco Varela

( 12,084 words)

Edge 87— July 23, 2001
REBOOTING CIVILIZATION
"SETH LLOYD: How Fast, How Small, and How Powerful? Moore's Law and the Ultimat Laptop"
THE REALITY CLUB
Joseph Traub, Jaron Lanier, John McCarthy Lee Smolin, Philip W. Anderson respond to Seth Lloyd.
( 12,084 words)

Edge 86— June 5, 2001
THE THIRD CULTURE
FRANCISCO VARELA : The Emergent Self
( 7,676 words)

Edge 85— May 14, 2001
THE THIRD CULTURE
Douglas Adams
[1952 - 2001]
LAMENT FOR DOUGLAS
By Richard Dawkins
( 1,550 words)

Edge 84 — April 12, 2001
THE THIRD CULTURE
SOFTWARE IS A CULTURAL SOLVENT:
How Our Artifacts Will Be Able To Interact With Our Biological Forms
A Talk with Jordan Pollack
(8,137 words)

Edge 83— April 2, 2001
THE THIRD CULTURE
SEX AND PHYSICS
A Talk with Dennis Overbye
THE REALITY CLUB
John Baez and Terry Sejnowski of Freeman Dyson's "Is Life Analog or Digital" Response to the responders from Freeman Dyson.
Chris Westbury on Yossi Vardi's "The Economics of Dreams."

Leon Lederman and Jeremy Bernstein on "Sex and Dreams"
(6,648 words)

Edge 82 — March 13, 2001
REBOOTING CIVILIZATION
Software, Computation, and the Beginning of Everything
IS LIFE ANALOG OR DIGITAL?
Question for the Edge discussion group from Freeman Dyson
THE REALITY CLUB
George Dyson, Cliff Pickover, Joseph Traub, Jaron Lanier, Stewart Brand, William H. Calvin, Marvin Minsky, Charles Simonyi, Stewart Brand, Kevin Kelly, Lee Smolin, Philip W. Anderson, Marc D. Hauser, Jordan B. Pollack, Nicholas Humphrey., Steve Grand, W. Daniel Hillis, Marvin Minsky, John McCarthy, Jaron Lanier
THE LAST DIGERATI DINNER
CIBO — Monterey, California — February 22, 2001
A Photo Album

THE ECONOMICS OF DREAMS
Two Questions for the Edge Community
by Joseph "Yossi" Vardi
(9,543 words)

Edge 81— January 30, 2001
THE THIRD CULTURE
THE SECOND GLOBALIZATION DEBATE
A Talk With Anthony Giddens
THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2001 (Continued)
"What Questions Have Disappeared?"
Geoffrey Miller, Christopher Phillips, Tracy Quan, Joel Garreau, Naomi Wolf, Terrence J. Sejnowski, Ann Crittenden
(8,646 words)

Edge 80— January 9, 2001
THE THIRD CULTURE
THE WORLD QUESTION CENTER 2001
"What Questions Have Disappeared?"
NATURAL BORN CYBORGS
By Andy Clark
THE REALITY CLUB

Joseph Traub on Quantum Computation
(34,000 words)

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